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Academic Search Complete

Academic Search Complete is a great database to use as you start your research. Learn how you can use it to access a wide range of materials.

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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 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 Sociological Abstracts

Through this tutorial you will learn how to access Sociological Abstracts to successfully limit results and access the full-text of articles and generate ASA citations. 

 

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Database Platform vs Database Content

There is a difference between database content and the database provider. e.g. Academic Search Complete is the content of the database while EBSCOhost is the platform/provider.

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Recommended Databases

View recommended databases to view popular or important databases from a variety of subject areas.

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Research Skills: Introductory
Finding Databases

Discover how to find databases for your research using UC Merced Library's A-Z Databases listing. (1:20)

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Starting Your Research Series

Discover how to start your academic research with this guided tutorial.

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Research Skills: Advanced
Using Credo Reference

Credo Reference is a collection of searchable online reference books including specialized encyclopedias.  This is an excellent resource for readable, background information.  This tutorial will show you how to find information in Credo Reference.

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Library Basics
Using UC Library Search

Learn how to navigate UC Library Search, the Library's new catalog for locating books, eBooks, articles, newspapers and more. (6:17)

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