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Library Databases 101
Transcript of Library Databases 101
enclose exact phrases in quotes
Use words not sentences
How do I choose?
create a list of key terms
Abstract (describes contents)
Full text of the source (sometimes)
Discovery tool that points to sources of information
What's a database?
The Ramen Girl
Remember, a database is a searchable collection of records.
At DCCC, you have access
to over 60 databases!
A searchable collection of records
Bloom's Literary Reference Online
Business Source Premier
How much ramen noodles do college students eat?
I look mean, but I'm really nice if you get to know me.
Many subject databases have special filters.
When word order matters...
Start with a
Then move to a subject database.
Databases contain records for...
When searching a database...
Academic Search Premier
Connect different concepts
(A film that has nothing to do with noodles.)
Get rid of results you don't want to see.