Examples: Business: Insights Global, Nexis Uni, Nursing and Allied Health (ProQuest), Psychology (Gale OneFile), Horticulture and Gardening (Gale OneFile), Criminal Justice Database (ProQuest), CultureGrams, Literature Resource Center (EBSCO), World History (Gale in Context)
Issues databases; current events and social issues
Newspaper, magazines, pro-con viewpoints, social issues, current events, podcasts
keywords or subject links found in each of the databases
titles and/or authors
magazine or newspaper names,
Databases have tools and filters to help you you narrow your results
Basic and Advanced Search Boxes - enter a single word, or multiple words
Results Lists - a list of sources that match the terms you entered into the search box.
Pay attention to: Type of Source, Descriptions, Subjects, and Dates
Full-Text Filter - click the this box to eliminate articles that show only a summary and not the complete article.
Other Filter Tools - narrow your search by date, types of sources, subjects, language, etc
Article Page - when you click on the title of an article in the Results List - you will see a page of details that include the name of the author and source, lists of Subject Terms (useful for further searches), and abstracts (summary of article)
Email, Save, or Download Tools
Citation Tools - copy/paste the citation into your paper. (They may or may not be 100% correct, double-check with a guide manual)