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Search Terms Video Tutorial

This 2 minute video will get you started on creating and combining search terms. Tutorial by Ray W. Howard Library at Shoreline Community College

Which Database Should You Use?

Selecting the right database can be the best way to find relevant sources.  You may want to start with a general database, like JSTOR and then move on to a more specialized one like Artemis Literary Resources.  If you can't seem to find anything on your research topic, try different keywords or another database.  Remember, you can always ask for help by using the ask a librarian box.

research database:

  • can be subject specific (e.g. literary coverage)  or multidisciplinary (has broad coverage).
  • may include citationsfull text, or a mixture (full text and bibliographic abstracts) from hundreds or thousands of periodicals.