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What Is A Database And How Do I Use It?: Searching a Database

The video on this page will illustrate how to search the Academic Search Complete database. This database is a general database also known in library lingo as a "multidisciplinary database." These databases are good for searching almost any topic.

  1. Go to the library's homepage
  2. Click the A-Z Databases button  undefined  
  3. Click Academic Search Complete from the list

Effective database searching often requires using more advanced techniques than keywords and phrases. The links below offer tips on how to search most of our databases.