|Create a Search Strategy
|Types of Search Tools
The two types of search tools that you will be using in this tutorial
are the library catalog and research databases.
|Provide a searchable database of all of
the materials a library purchases. These
include records for print and electronic books,
magazines, journals, newspapers, electronic
government documents, websites, videos,
DVDs CDs, and audiobooks. The Library
catalog does not include articles.
|Are used to find articles on a topic.
|Some research databases, such as InfoTrac
OneFile, are general or multidisciplinary.
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|Others specialize in a particular subject area,
such as nursing, psychology, or business.