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This interactive tutorial offers a brief introduction to the services and resources accessible through the library's website.
This guide provides students with instructions, hints, and tips on using the World Shakespeare Bibliography Online. Content includes an explanation of database features, how to browse/ search effectively, and retrieval options. Keywords: Shakespeare Quarterly, poetry, playwrights, theater, creative writing
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
Online exercise composed of 6 activities with step-by-step instructions on how and when to use WorldCat Local versus the UA Library Catalog. Also teaches skills such as finding different types of materials from WorldCat local, interpreting availability and types of access from search results and information on how to use Interlibrary Loan. Keywords: QuickHelp, side by side, ILL, limiting search results, WCL, WorldCat Local, WorldCat
Discover the more advanced search features in WorldCat, while also learning about the complexities of transliterated Cyrillic script in bibliographic records. Keywords: Transcription, WorldCat, Transliteration, Cyrillic, Russian, Slavic, Romanization
Learn how to search for dissertations and master's theses, with mostly full text from 1996 onward. Keywords: master's, thesis, dissertation
Database of citations to journal articles, books and dissertations from the 1920s. International coverage in the disciplines of literature, language and linguistics, literary theory and criticism. Keywords: MLA; English Literature; Modern Language Association; MLA International Bibliography Online
This database provides access to over 220 million consumers and 30 million businesses in the US. You may download up to 1000 records per a search. Access to AtoZ Business Databases is provided by the Pima Public Library. You must have a valid Pima Public Library card and pin to access this database.
Discover the benefits and pitfalls of relying on fulltext searching while also learning to employ more more advanced (and precise) search strategies. Keywords: MLA, full text, controlled vocabulary, fields, access points, JSTOR, Google Scholar
This interactive tutorial provides students with step by step instructions on how to search the ARTstor database. Students are guided through the process of accessing the database through the UA Library Catalog, becoming familiar with the available images in ARTstor, how to sort, browse and search them, identify copyright holders and utilize image viewing options. Keywords: activity, QuickHelp, side by side, graphics, pictures, images, Library of Congress Subject Headings, LCSH, Huntington Archive of Asian Art, Carnegie Arts of the United States, Illustrated Bartsch, Magnum Photos, Museum of Modern Art Architecture and Design Collection, Architecture, photography, fine arts, paintings, Artstor, ARTstor, citing sources, plagiarism, copyright, fair use