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English 201 Orientation - B. Salazar
October 4, 2005

New!  Student-compiled bibliography (plus some librarian-selected articles)



  • How to find articles in online databases   Difference between on-campus and off-campus access
     

    • ProQuest                              ProQuest "cheat sheet                    Matrix of terms to search
       

      • The exploratory search (keyword searching)

      • Using the Thesaurus

      • Using specific fields in searching (e.g. subject, location, publication title, etc.)

      • Restricting to a particular article type (e.g. editorial) or date range (e.g. last 6 months)
         

    • SIRS Knowledge Source

       
  • How to print : the "Release key"
     
  • Hands-on exercise

 

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