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  • Searching Eighteenth Century Collections Online (ECCO) more information

    Learn how to search Eighteenth Century Collections Online, including retrieving illustrations, database scope and publication types and searching by topic. Keywords: QuickHelp, side by side, Gale Imprint Primary Source Microform, Eighteenth Century 1700's, ECCO

  • Searching Web of Science more information

    This interactive tutorial is designed to introduce students to using the Web of Science database for research. Information on the database's coverage, available basic and advanced search features, use of cited reference searching, analyzing and refining search results and exporting citations. Also includes an instantly assessed activity giving students practice developing a search strategy. Keywords: QuickHelp, side by side, RefWorks, bibliographic management software, database, evaluating citations, ISI, Science, Social Sciences, Index, Arts & Humanities, retrieving full text articles, find related articles

  • Esri's Business Analyst Online more information

    A quick introduction to setting-up a account, setting your location, choosing reports, researching your market, and 

  • Business Research/Library Tools Tab more information

    Will help instructors add and modify the Business Research/Library Tools tab into their Blackboard courses.

  • Searching News Content in LexisNexis Academic more information

    This interactive tutorial provides students with step by step instructions on how to search news in the LexisNexis Academic database. Skills taught include locating LexisNexis Academic, keyword searching, evaluation of search results, modifying a search using the edit and sort features, locating editorials and printing, emailing or saving articles. Keywords: newspapers, QuickHelp, side by side, database research, activities

  • 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

  • Searching JSTOR (OLD) more information

    This interactive tutorial provides students with step by step instructions on finding and evaluating articles from the JSTOR database. Skills taught include locating JSTOR, identifying a research topic, constructing an effective keyword search, searching the database, evaluating search results, narrowing search results and emailing citations and articles. Keywords: QuickHelp, side by side, keyword searching, choosing research topics, modifying search parameters, search skills

  • 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

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