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  • Business Research/Library Tools Tab more information

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

  • 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 News Content in LexisNexis Academic more information

    This interactive tutorial provides students with step by step instructions on how to search news in LexisNexis. Skills taught include locating keyword searching, evaluation of search results, advanced search features, and  locating editorials. Keywords: newspapers, QuickHelp, side by side, database research, writing program, activities. English composition

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 Foundation Directory Online more information

    Keywords: foundations, grants, charities, non profit, grantmakers

  • 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

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