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Find it with ncLibraries! 3 Minutes to Research! “ Basic research is what I am doing when I don't know what I am doing.” - Wernher von Braun (1912 - 1977)

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What is "The Box” ? Search almost ALL of the online journal databases AND the catalogue of items you can borrow at the same time!

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www.niagaracollege.ca/library 1. Enter your awesome search keywords in "the box" with the "Everything" box selected. video game violence

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2. Set your limits. Bonus tip: Select "Keep search refinements," so if you change your search words, you don't have to re-check the limit boxes! For example, if you only want online journal articles, limit to full text online, scholarly/peer-reviewed, choose journal article as the content type, and adjust the dates (if appropriate for your research topic).

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3. Click the title or "full-text online" link to access the article.

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4. Don't fear this screen! You just need to enter your Blackboard ID and password :)

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5. Sit back and enjoy your article... *Special hint: every library database has a citation generator* For more details and special features of library databases, please see a Library staff member

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No time to read the articles right away? Save your promising results to a temporary folder!

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Email the contents of your folder to yourself and your research is ready!

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QUESTIONS? NOTL Campus: 905 641 2252 ext. 4413 [email protected] Welland Campus: 905 735 2211 ext. 7767

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