Different databases may look different but they can all be used in similar ways. Go to a database’s Help function for instructions or you can remember to use the helpful hints below:
Click each of the strategies below to see the fields available for searching and for refining your searches.
Keyword searches can be a very effective starting point, but you can use other fields when you are looking for known items.
• Journal title
• Standard numbers
• And many more fields, depending on the database.
You will learn how in the Expert Searches section!
Many databases allow searches to be limited by:
• Source type
• Scholarly journal
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