Search & Find
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This tutorial will teach the basics of finding companies, industry, and country information in Mergent Online.
Learn to find different types of materials, including how to search the catalog and locate maps, newspapers, magazines, journals, books, articles, textbooks, government documents, technical reports, audio/ visuals, and dissertations/ theses. Keywords: fundamental skill, OPAC, locating library resources
Online exercise composed of 6 activities with step-by-step instructions on how and when to use WorldCat Local versus the UA Library Catalog. Also teaches skills such as finding different types of materials from WorldCat local, interpreting availability and types of access from search results and information on how to use Interlibrary Loan. Keywords: QuickHelp, side by side, ILL, limiting search results, WCL, WorldCat Local, WorldCat
This tutorial introduces students to more advanced features in WorldCat, while also covering the complexities of transliterated Cyrillic in bibliographic records. Keywords: Transcription, WorldCat, Transliteration, Cyrillic, Russian, Slavic, Romanization
Database of citations to journal articles, books and dissertations from the 1920s. International coverage in the disciplines of literature, language and linguistics, literary theory and criticism. Keywords: MLA; English Literature; Modern Language Association; MLA International Bibliography Online
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.
Students will learn the benefits and pitfalls of relying on fulltext searching, and learn strategies to identify and best utilize the functionality electronic databases offer. Keywords: MLA, full text, controlled vocabulary, fields, access points, JSTOR, Google Scholar
This interactive tutorial provides students with step by step instructions on how to search the ARTstor database. Students are guided through the process of accessing the database through the UA Library Catalog, becoming familiar with the available images in ARTstor, how to sort, browse and search them, identify copyright holders and utilize image viewing options. Keywords: activity, QuickHelp, side by side, graphics, pictures, images, Library of Congress Subject Headings, LCSH, Huntington Archive of Asian Art, Carnegie Arts of the United States, Illustrated Bartsch, Magnum Photos, Museum of Modern Art Architecture and Design Collection, Architecture, photography, fine arts, paintings, Artstor, ARTstor, citing sources, plagiarism, copyright, fair use
Interactive tutorial that shows UA students how to locate educational materials through ERIC. Guides students through the steps of identifying keywords, navigating, refining searches, evaluating results, and using ERIC's citation tool. Keywords: education, ERIC
This tutorial assesses students knowledge of the research process from developing a research question to citing sources correctly. Keywords: research process