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  • 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

  • Using the Bibliography of Asian Studies more information

    In this tutorial, you will learn how to find articles using the Bibliography of Asian Studies. Keywords: Asia, asian, bibliography asian studies, china

  • 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 ProQuest Historical Newspapers more information

    This interactive tutorial provides students with step-by-step instructions on how to search historical newspaper articles using the ProQuest database. Composed of 7 sections covering locating the database from the UA Library Catalog, search result evaluation tips, exporting articles, and formatting citations correctly. Keywords: newspapers, QuickHelp, side by side, graphics, pictures, images, documenting sources, research, periodical, regional sources, historical, primary source, Atlanta Constitution, Chicago Tribune, Los Angeles Times, New York Times, The Washington Post

  • 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

  • Searching PsycINFO more information

    This interactive tutorial provides students with step by step instructions on how to search the PsycINFO database. Skills taught include locating PsycINFO from the UA library catalog, keyword searching, revising and evaluating searches, identifying scholarly articles, retrieving articles that are not full-text and formatting citations correctly. Keywords: marketing, activity, QuickHelp, side by side, consumer behavior

  • Business Source Complete for BNAD314 more information

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