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Database Tutorials

Instructions and demonstrations on how to use databases available from the Taft College Library.

Searching step by step:

1. From the library's homepage, select A - Z Databases

Selecting A - Z Databases

2. Determine the best database for the topic based on the description below the title. Select the database by clicking on the title.

3. Type keywords into the search boxes (Use nouns or brief phrases). Click Search. Limit Results to Full Text, Peer Reviewed, and/or date range.

Limit Results in EBSCOhost database

4. Click HTML Full Text or PDF Full Text to open the article. Options are:

Read the article on the screen, download it to a personal device, save it to your cloud storage, or send it to a printer.

Reading options for database article