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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

  • How do I Find an Ethnography? more information

    Learn to search for ethnographies in the UA Library catalog. Get searching tips specific to ethnographic research, like how to effectively use subject headings, narrowing search results with subheadings, keyword searching and research type specific recommendations for UA owned databases & encyclopedias. Includes practice activities. Keywords: database searching, Handbook of North American Indians, subject sub- headings, human relations area files, sociological abstracts, social science citation index, anthropological citations

  • 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

  • Searching Library Literature & Information Science Full Text more information

    Learn how to effectively search Library Literature and Information Science Full Text, sort and analyze your results, and manage your findings using the folder and citation features. Keywords: EBSCO, library science, information science

  • Limiting a Search for Special Collections Materials more information

    This document shows you the steps for limiting a search to items including manuscripts and photographs held in Special Collections. Keywords: special collections, archives, rare books, photography, manuscript, photographs

  • Doing Research: An Introduction to the Concepts of Online Searching more information

    Learn effective online search techniques like using Boolean operators, identifying effective keywords, increasing results with related search terms, and getting information from citations. Includes practice activities with instant feedback. Keywords: search techniques, internet research, fundamental Skill evaluate search results

  • 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

  • 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 Historical Abstracts and America: History and Life more information

    This brief guide helps history students search the America: History and Life and Historical Abstracts databases. Includes tips on narrowing search terms by document type, language, and historical period. Keywords: periodicals, newspapers, book reviews, media, American History, Canadian History

  • Business Source Complete for BNAD314 more information

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