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  • 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 Access World News more information

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

  • Use LexisNexis to Locate Law Review Articles more information

    Learn how to search the LexisNexis Academic database for law reviews. Includes locating LexisNexis and the Law Reviews section, effective search techniques, and refining and evaluating search results. Keywords: journalism, QuickHelp, government documents, periodical, legal research, search strategy, court decisions, law, side by side||activity

  • Use LexisNexis to Locate Legal Decisions more information

    This interactive tutorial provides students with step by step instructions on using the LexisNexis Academic database to locate US Federal and State legal cases. Also learn to locate online databases and searching the Legal Cases widget.   Keywords: newspapers, QuickHelp, side by side, database research, case law, federal courts, state courts, landmark cases

  • Searching Early English Books Online (EEBO) more information

    Learn how to search Early English Books Online, including searching by keyword, locating and retrieving materials (including illustrations, images, and documents). Keywords: EEBO, Early English Books Online, Pollard and Redgrave's Short Title Catalogue, Wing's Short-Title Catalogue Thomason Tracts, Early English Tract Supplement

  • 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 News Content in LexisNexis Academic more information

    This interactive tutorial provides students with step by step instructions on how to search news in LexisNexis. Keywords: newspapers, writing program, English composition

  • Esri's Business Analyst Online more information

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

  • 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

  • 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

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