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.
Library Catalogs
Research Databases
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.