Search & Find


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  • Finding an Article When You Have a Citation more information

    This interactive tutorial provides students with step by step instructions for using the UA Library Catalog to locate articles from a citation. Keywords: activity, QuickHelp, side by side, OPAC, catalog searching, finding journal articles, accessing electronic resources, LexisNexis Academic Universe, database searching

  • Selecting the Best Resources for Your Topic more information

    This interactive, self-paced tutorial guides students through evaluating article abstracts and citations in order to determine their usefulness for a research topic. Covers areas to consider such as audience, point of view, and relevancy. Includes self-assessment exercises with instant feedback. Keywords: articles, references, research strategy, citation chaining, evaluating citations, related research

  • Searching America's Historical Newspapers more information

    Interactive tutorial that teaches students how to locate, search, and retrieve articles from the Early American Newspapers database. Keywords: periodicals, newspapers, QuickHelp, side by side

  • Reading a UAL Special Collections Record more information

    This interactive tutorial provides students with step by step instructions on the process of locating special collections materials from the UA Library Catalog, interpreting item catalog records and using finding aids. Keywords: QuickHelp, side by side, OPAC, archives, rare books, bibliographic records

  • 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

  • Searching ERIC more information

    Interactive tutorial that shows UA students how to locate educational materials through ERIC. Guides students through the steps of identifying keywords, navigating, refining searches, evaluating results, and using ERIC's citation tool. Keywords: education, ERIC