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Three Sources for INFORMATION:

Three Sources for INFORMATION Where do you go for: Books – Library Catalog (all books) Follett Shelf ( ebooks ) Catalist (audiobooks) Web – Search Engine like Google ( free ) Databases – Through the Library Website (subscription only)

Research Databases:

Research Databases What They Are : What They Aren’t : Specific to a subject By experts or journalists Designed for students Magazine, newspaper, and book articles, radio & TV transcripts More scholarly More reliable Free Searchable in Google or other search engines

Check out:

Check out Advanced search options , tabs or search within results Email & print-friendly options Citations provided Each database is different Advanced Searching Diagram from ithacalibrary.com Use specific keywords (the less the better)

Database Searching vs. Google Searching:

Database Searching vs. Google Searching Databases need specific keywords to conduct a good search. Take a question like:

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What are the different types of bullying? What keywords would you search?

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bullying types

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