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Additional Resources to Help Search Library Databases and the Web
Last Updated: Dec 9, 2016 URL: Print Guide RSS Updates
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Use this guide to find out more about library databases versus the Web and basic, general  know-how to more effectively search in The Library and on the Web


Background Information -- Where to Start?


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This video [7min] helps understand how information gets into Wikpedia and why you can't rely on it. Chose among the recommended resources in the boxes below for authoritative definitions and a broad overview of your topic from sources that can be cited.


Search the Databases Better

Great video (6 mins.) to help with searching databases.


Searching Library Databases

 Credo Reference Tutorials -- assistance for reference information research ebooks, videos, and more

Basic Search

Use Mind Map for additional information in connection to your topic:

Ebsco Databases Tutorial

Basic Search

CINAHL Advanced Search Tutorial

DSM-5 Library -- top left of site ribbon, click "DSM-5 Library", then click on picture of DSM-5; open Table of Contents, choose the section in which you need full text. Click on the disorder, and full text should display. 








About Library Databases

Great video [5min] that compares web versus library databases. Examines basic features of library databases and provides essential context for your controlling your search results. Produced by North Carolina State University Libraries [CC Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike].


Just Ask!

Find Library Hours and contact information on the library webpage. Contact us via library visit, email, or phone.


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