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Career Exploration and Development

Library Databases and Web Links for Job and Career Planning

How to Search for Articles Using EBSCO Databases

EBSCO Database Features


  • Basic and Advanced Search Boxes
  • Citation Tools for MLA, APA, Chicago, and more!
  • Email tool (keep track of your articles by emailing them to yourself)


Located in the left column of the results page

  • Check the Full Text box to only get full articles and not just summaries
  • Publication Dates - choose a date range for your articles
  • Source Types - Newspaper, Magazine, and Scholarly/Peer-Reviewed articles
  • Subject - focus on a specific subject area

How to Search for Articles Using Gale Databases

Gale Databases

 Tools and Filters are located in the upper right side and top of the page.

  • Basic and Advanced Search Boxes
  • Content Types - Newspaper, Magazine, and Academic Journals (Scholarly/Peer-Reviewed) articles
  • Choose a Subject focus
  • Publication Dates
  • Cite " 
  • Send To (email) tool (keep track of your articles by emailing them to yourself)
  • Download or Print

Credo Reference Tutorials

Credo Reference

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