Search & Find


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  • 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

  • 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. Includes practice activities. Keywords: Boolean, searching

  • 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

  • Finding Films, Videos, and DVDs more information

    Learn how to find videos in the library, including various physical formats as well as streaming video databases. Keywords: media, UA Library Catalog, OPAC, audio visual, AV Materials, VHS, streaming video, movies, limit search, refine search results, foreign language films

  • 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

  • Business Source Complete for BNAD314 more information

  • Business Source Complete for BNAD314 more information

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