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  • Search Strategy Builder more information

    Online worksheet designed to prepare students for database searching through brainstorming ideas and using Boolean search logic. Keywords: Boolean operators, refining search results, effective search techniques

  • Locating Manuscripts in Special Collections more information

    This interactive tutorial provides students with step by step instructions on the process of locating special collections materials from the UA Library Catalog, interpreting item catalog records and using finding aids. Keywords: finding aids, archives, rare books, primary sources

  • Analyzing Scholarly Articles more information

    Learn how to tell the difference between primary and secondary research articles and how to incorporate each in research assignments. Includes practice components with instant feedback. Keywords: Academic Search Complete, ASC, evaluating primary sources, QuickHelp, side by side

  • Searching the Library Catalog more information

    This interactive tutorial provides students with step by step instructions on using the UA Library Catalog to locate a variety of materials. Keywords: books, Library, English composition, writing program

  • 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

  • Use LexisNexis to Locate Legal Decisions more information

    This interactive tutorial provides students with step by step instructions on using the LexisNexis Academic database to locate US Federal and State legal cases. Also learn to locate online databases and searching the Legal Cases widget.   Keywords: newspapers, QuickHelp, side by side, database research, case law, federal courts, state courts, landmark cases

  • Searching Early English Books Online (EEBO) more information

    Learn how to search Early English Books Online, including searching by keyword, locating and retrieving materials (including illustrations, images, and documents). Keywords: EEBO, Early English Books Online, Pollard and Redgrave's Short Title Catalogue, Wing's Short-Title Catalogue Thomason Tracts, Early English Tract Supplement

  • Searching Eighteenth Century Collections Online (ECCO) more information

    Learn how to search Eighteenth Century Collections Online, including retrieving illustrations, database scope and publication types and searching by topic. Keywords: QuickHelp, side by side, Gale Imprint Primary Source Microform, Eighteenth Century 1700's, ECCO

  • Searching News Content in LexisNexis Academic more information

    This interactive tutorial provides students with step by step instructions on how to search news in LexisNexis. Keywords: newspapers, writing program, English composition

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