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Database Presentation: Home

Objectives and Agenda


·      Learn basic differences between library databases

·      Practice filtering and Boolean search strategies

·      Locate an article on a specific, pre selected topic

·      Saving/citing article


1.     Database Differences

a.     What is a database?

b.     Browsing vs. searching

c.      Different types

2.     Search Strategies Worksheet

a.     Boolean Searches

b.     Other “awesome” tips

3.     Independent Research (with guidance)

4.     How to save/cite articles found online

Top Tips for Awesome Database Searching

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