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  • 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

  • Euromonitor's Passport Database more information

    This tutorial is an introduction to using Euromonitor's Passport database.  You will be able to search for information about brands, companies, and industries by country and region.

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Searching WorldCat Local (WCL) more information

    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

  • Reference USA more information

    This tutorial will introduce you to the different search capabilities of Reference USA.  You will be able to search by and by ....

  • Reference USA more information

    This tutorial will introduce you to the different search capabilities of Reference USA.  You will be able to search by and by ....

  • Searching ARTstor more information

    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

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