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  • AtoZ Business Databases more information

    This database provides access to over 220 million consumers and 30 million businesses in the US.  You may download up to 1000 records per a search. Access to AtoZ Business Databases is provided by the Pima Public Library.  You must have a valid Pima Public Library card and pin to access this database.

  • Searching the Special Collections Website more information

    This guide will teach you how to effectively search for information on the Special Collections website and when to refer to other resources to find Special Collections material. Keywords: borderland, special collections, archives, rare books, Arizona, manuscript, southwest

  • Using RefWorks: Creating a Bibliography more information

    In tihis tutorial students will learn how to create a bibliography from citations stored in their RefWorks database. Keywords: bibliography, citation management

  • Searching PubMed more information

    This interactive tutorial provides students with step by step instructions on how to search the PubMed database effectively. Students are guided through accessing the database through the UA Library catalog, using limits and advanced search features to maximize relevancy of results, understanding Medical Subject Headings (MeSH) terms, and interpreting records. Keywords: QuickHelp, side by side, National Center for Biotechnology Information, NCBI, U.S. National Library of Medicine, NLM, National Institutes of Health, NIH, Medline, molecular biology, medical literature, biomedical research

  • Smart Searching for Students of Slavic more information

    Discover the benefits and pitfalls of relying on fulltext searching while also learning to employ more more advanced (and precise) search strategies. Keywords: MLA, full text, controlled vocabulary, fields, access points, JSTOR, Google Scholar

  • WorldCat for Students of Slavic more information

    Discover the more advanced search features in WorldCat, while also learning about the complexities of transliterated Cyrillic script in bibliographic records. Keywords: Transcription, WorldCat, Transliteration, Cyrillic, Russian, Slavic, Romanization

  • Searching Web of Science more information

    This interactive tutorial is designed to introduce students to using the Web of Science database for research. Information on the database's coverage, available basic and advanced search features, use of cited reference searching, analyzing and refining search results and exporting citations. Also includes an instantly assessed activity giving students practice developing a search strategy. Keywords: QuickHelp, side by side, RefWorks, bibliographic management software, database, evaluating citations, ISI, Science, Social Sciences, Index, Arts & Humanities, retrieving full text articles, find related articles

  • Medical Subject Headings (MeSH) more information

    This interactive tutorial is designed to introduce students to the Medical Subject Headings (MeSH) and their use in searching the PubMed database. Skills taught include using MeSH headings and subheadings to limit search results, accessing and evaluating MeSH records through the MeSH database, and using an article's MeSH terms to determine relevancy. Keywords: QuickHelp, side by side, NCBI, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, NLM, National Institutes of Health, NIH, Medline, molecular biology, medical literature, biomedical research, controlled vocabulary

  • Searching Access World News more information

    This interactive guide provides students with step-by-step instructions on how to search the Access World News database. Skills taught include locating Access World News, keyword searching, evaluation of search results, modifying a search using the edit and sort features, locating Arizona news, and printing, emailing or saving articles. Keywords: newspapers, QuickHelp, side by side, database research, activities, Arizona news

  • Finding and Using Ebooks with Ebrary more information

    Learn how to access e-books through Ebrary. Guides students through the steps of setting up an account, navigating, creating notes, and using Ebrary's InfoTools. Includes practice activities with instant feedback. Keywords: e-books, ebooks, limit results, e-book, ebrary, electronic books, digital books

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