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Finding & Using Databases

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https://ucmercedlibrary.libwizard.com/f/databases

Databases provide you access to information for both personal and academic purposes. This module will introduce you to the value of databases and library databases available for your research. This tutorial will take approximately 10-15 minutes to complete. 

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Finding Databases for Research

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http://gots.ucmerced.edu/tutorial/searchtools-databases

Use the library's online Database listing to find relevant databases for research.

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Finding Important Journals in a Research Discipline

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http://gots.ucmerced.edu/tutorial/find-important-journals

This interactive tutorial will show you how to locate the important journals in a research discipline using the Journal Citation Reports (JCR).

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Finding Empirical Studies in PsycINFO

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http://ucmercedlibrary.info/guide_on_the_side/tutorial/finding-empirical-studies-in-psycinfo

PsycINFO is a psychology database that you can use to find empirical articles (articles that report on original research).

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Using Congressional Quarterly (CQ) Researcher

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http://ucmercedlibrary.info/guide_on_the_side/tutorial/using-congressional-quarterly-researcher

Congressional Quarterly (CQ) Researcher provides broad information about a wide range of current events. Frequently included are pro/con lists, timelines, and featured perspectives.

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Using Opposing Viewpoints

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http://gots.ucmercedlibrary.info/tutorial/using-opposing-viewpoints

Opposing Viewpoints will help you find scholarly and popular sources about current events. Opposing Viewpoints provides multiple opinions on a variety of topics. Videos, images, and other media are also included.

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Using Academic Search Complete

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http://gots.ucmercedlibrary.info/tutorial/using-academic-search-complete

Academic Search Complete includes books, scholarly articles, magazine and newspaper articles, videos, and more. It is a great place to start your research because of the wide scope of materials available.

 

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Your Library Introduction

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http://libguides.ucmerced.edu/library_research_introduction

Explore the UC Merced Library through this guide.  Find out how academic libraries are organized and the specific spaces, services, and resources available to you.

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