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  • 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

  • Mergent for BNAD314 more information

    This tutorial will teach the basics of finding companies, industry, and country information in Mergent Online.

  • Searching the Special Collections Website more information

    This guide will teach you how to effectively search for information on the Special Collections website and when to refer to other resources to find Special Collections material. Keywords: borderland, special collections, archives, rare books, Arizona, manuscript, southwest

  • Library Research Help for History Majors more information

    A page of tutorials, guides, and assignments that support the research needs of History Majors. Resources are organized by topics and include key concepts such as resource type evaluation, beginning steps of the research process, accessing library databases, citing, and accessing additional library resources of importance for historical research. Keywords: beginning research, academic integrity, catalog basics

  • Finding Library Materials more information

    Learn to find different types of materials, including how to search the catalog and locate maps, newspapers, magazines, journals, books, articles, textbooks, government documents, technical reports, audio/ visuals, and dissertations/ theses. Keywords: fundamental skill, OPAC, locating library resources

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