In less than 5 minutes, learn how to:
This video refers to "Libguides" - these are now called "Research Guides"!
This video has captions included.
Want fewer results in OneSearch? Try this:
How it works:
The number of fields or words the database tries to match with your search terms becomes smaller and only includes fields in each item record (Title, publication name, authors, abstract, subject terms...) rather than the entire full text of each source.
The 2 minute video below reviews how abstracts can be used in your research and how to find them in OneSearch. This video has captions included.
Please ignore the video capture tool bar in the corner.
SLCC Librarian Keith Slade guides you through some of the library's resources* in this 8 minute video, including:
NOTE: Opposing Viewpoints database is no longer available. SIRS and CQ Researcher are each similar to it.
Sometimes you need to specify how you'd like a database to search your terms. The handout below describes in more detail four different advanced searching techniques you might want to try:
Watch the video below to see these strategies in action in the library's OneSearch, or use the handouts to get more detailed steps and practice these tools.
Please contact a librarian if you have any questions or would like advice on crafting a search for your topic!