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  • Children's Literature Comprehensive Database more information

    Learn the skills needed to search the Children's Literature Comprehensive Database. When students have completed the tutorial, they will know how to search the database and limit results using modifiers, such as locating award-winning literature. This tutorial requires a JavaScript enabled browser.

  • Searching PubMed - AHSL - Nursing more information

    This tutorial teaches nursing students how to search for evidence-based practice articles in PubMed Keywords: PubMed Database Evidence-Based Practice Articles

  • Library Catalog-AHSL more information

    A guide to using the library catalog to find print and electronic material held by the libraries at the University of Arizona.

  • 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.

  • 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, English composition, writing program

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

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