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Searching Databases Effectively: Introduction

Intro

Electronic library catalogs like EUCLID or discoverE and other databases like JSTOR and Academic Search Complete provide bibliographic references to or full text of journal articles, books, and other materials. While there is no standard “search interface” (how the search screen looks and how your search is interpreted), almost all databases offer the following standard features that will help reduce the confusion and enable you to perform effective searches.

 

 

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