Articles & Databases: Help using this tab

FAQ about this tab:


Q: What is the Articles & Databases tab?

A: The Articles tab provides databases to search for:

 

Q: When should I use this tab?

A: When you want to search a wide scope of sources to discover articles (or data, images, video, etc.) on your topic.

 

Q: When should I not use this tab?

A: When you want to:

To do either of the above, look up the journal title in BobCat or use the E-Journals A-Z tab.

 

Q: The Library has 1,000+ databases.  How do I know which one(s) to choose?

A: The first step in article searching is to choose a database (or set of databases) to search. To help you make an informed choice, the databases are conveyed in various ways:


Q:  What’s the next step?

Option 1:  Search across a set of databases (using a metasearch tool)

Option 2:  Search an individual database (using its native interface)

 

Q:  How do I get full text of an article?

 When you’re searching across a set of databases:

 When you’re searching an individual database:

 

Q:  How do I save my search results?

When you’re searching across a set of databases:

When you’re searching an individual database: 


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