So that students can practice finding information in library databases, SCC librarians have given suggestions below of:
Keep in mind that searching may or may not be simple, depending on the information you're looking for.
You may always ask an expert researcher for help. College librarians are happy to help you 24/7!
A simple strategy is to start by searching:
Your APLED instructor has given you some example presentation topics. We'll use these when exploring how to search library databases.
When searching encyclopedia and ebook collections, try search terms which describe a broad topic.
Here are example topics and searches:
When searching periodical article indexes (like ProQuest & Associates Programs Source Plus), use search terms which describe a narrow topic.
Here are some example topics and searches: