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Library Research E-Textbook - Student Version: Advanced Article Searching

Using Databases and Finding Articles

Articles come in many forms. An article database is the place where we usually search for various types of articles. In this lesson, you'll find tips to effective searching, and guidance on how to begin making choices about which databases are best for your topic.

In this module you will learn:

  • Where to go to find all kinds of articles
  • How to choose the best database for your research topic
  • Search tips for getting relevant articles

Start Here: Students Talk About Article Searching

Choosing a Database

The Library has many article databases, so how do you choose? Watch this video, Identifying Additional Databases, for some tips:

Direct link to video: http://youtu.be/EkVC4uOCuzc

Next!

Click here to proceed to the next page of the module, Boolean Operators and Truncation.

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