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English 201 Madsen Research Guide: Database Features

Information on source types and evaluating information for English 201

Database Features

Library databases offer many options to help you locate the information you need. Some of these are:

  • Basic and advanced searches
  • Searching by field (such as author or title)
  • Applying limiters to your search (such as date or source type)
  • Offering limiters specific to a subject area (such as funding sources in scientific databases)
  • Setting up an account in the database to save your research
  • Easy access to abstracts or summaries of resources
  • Full-text links
  • Help features


Using Library Databases

NEIU Library

Database Features in Five Minutes

North Carolina State University Libraries (4:52)

Selecting Articles for Research

Yavapai College Library (1:52)

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