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  • Locate meta-analyses, empirical studies & literature reviews in PsycINFO more information

    This tutorial will teach you how to use PsycINFO to locate meta-analyses, empirical studies, and research studies.   Keywords: PsycINFO Meta-analysis Empirical Study Research Study

  • Locating Children’s Literature more information

    This interactive tutorial teaches students how to find and evaluate children's literature in the University of Arizona Library Catalog. Keywords: QuickHelp, side by side, OPAC, limit search, refine search results, juvenile, young adult, analyze, evaluate results, book records

  • Searching Web of Science more information

    Learn how to get the most out of Web of Science by going beyond keyword searches and locating citations, the most cited papers, and more.  

  • How to Search Effectively more information

    Learn to create effective searches using keyword selection, combining keywords into search strings, and how to revise searches to find what you’re looking for. Keywords: Boolean, searching, English composition, writing program

  • Using RefWorks: Creating a Bibliography more information

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

  • Creating Alerts in EbscoHost Databases more information

    This tutorial covers creating a personal account in EbscoHost databases in order to set up search alerts and journal alerts using e-mail and RSS feeds. Keywords: alerts, alerting service

  • Play Analysis: Conducting the Research more information

    This tutorial introduces first-year theater arts students to the basics of play analysis research and includes a discussion of popular and scholarly sources and essential terms. Keywords: theater, theater arts, play analysis

  • 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

  • Evaluating Websites more information

    Learn how to evaluate websites by looking at the strengths and weaknesses of different examples. Includes practice activities, feedback, and reflection. Keywords: open web, hidden web, websites, evaluation checklist, source comparison, English composition, writing program

  • 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

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