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  • Evaluating Web Resources more information

    Learn how to evaluate websites by looking at the strengths and weaknesses of different examples. Includes practice activities, feedback, and reflection. Keywords: evaluation checklist, source comparison, hidden web, websites, open web, writing program, English composition

  • Analyzing Scholarly Articles more information

    Learn how to tell the difference between primary and secondary research articles and how to incorporate each in research assignments. Includes practice components with instant feedback. Keywords: Academic Search Complete, ASC

  • 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: biomedical research, NCBI, QuickHelp, side by side, U.S. National Library of Medicine, NLM, National Institutes of Health, NIH, Medline, molecular biology, medical literature, National Center for Biotechnology Information

  • Locating Manuscripts in Special Collections 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: archives, rare books, primary sources, finding aids

  • 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: Arizona news, database research, activities, side by side, QuickHelp, newspapers

  • 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

  • Finding History Sources in the Library Catalog more information

    Practice exercise on using subject headings to locate History sources in the library catalog Keywords: library catalog record, topography, primary sources, autobiographies, side by side, OPAC, maps, QuickHelp

  • 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: QuickHelp, side by side, periodicals, newspapers

  • 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

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