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Library Research: Strategies for Searching

Journal or Periodical Searching

Most Used Databases

PowerPoint Database Search

Search Tips

Searching a database can be frustrating even if you have done it before. Look over the resources linked below to explore new ways of searching databases. We also have databases you can browse if you don't feel ready to search, more on that in the Database tab!

Top Ten Search Tips From Northeastern University, this is a great way to brainstorm new ways of searching, this can also be helpful to comeback too when you feel stuck as well. 

Top Ten Search Tips

Yavapai College shows the many features of a library database to save time and find better results for a research topic.

 

Here is a helpful InfoGraphic from our friends at University of Illinois Libraries:

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