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How do I choose an article database? Which is the best one to use?

Last Updated: Nov 18, 2014  |  103 Views

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The MC Libraries provide many databases to help you find the articles you need for your research.  The best way to choose an article database is to look at the list of databases available to you using the Databases by Subject option.  This option arranges the various databases by their subject content allowing you to limit your searching to these subject specific databases.  To find this option, go the the MC Libraries Web page and click on  the tab Articles & Databases located above the search box.  You will then see the various links to the databases.  The first option on the list is Databases by Subject.  Click on this link to see the subjects that link to the databases available for that particular subject.  Choose the subject you want to search and click on it.  You will then see the databases that you can choose. Type in the keywords of your topic in the search box in the database to locate the full-text articles.  If you are doing this off-campus, you will be asked to log-in using your MC I.D. number.

If you need further assistance, please contact the Reference Librarian at your campus.

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