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Upward Bound- History: How to Get There

Helpful Video Tutorials

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Introduction to Online Databases  (2:00)  

Search Strategies for  Finding Articles  (3:50)  

Finding Full-Text Articles  (2:46)  

The Different Types of Articles (Magazines, Journals and Newspapers)  (4:40)  

Scholarly Articles  (3:09)

How to Find a Specific Article  (2:52)

How to Create or Recover Your Library PIN  (3:15)

    How to Get There

    • From the Library's homepage, click Databases

    • Since you know the name of the database you want to access (Academic Search Complete), you can use the alphabetical list at the bottom of the page
    • Click A for "Academic"

    • On the next page is a list of databases that begin with the letter 'A'.
    • Academic Search Complete is the first database in the list. Click the title.

    • When you see this page, you're still not in the database; click the title one more time

    • When you see the screen pictured below, you know you've successfully accessed Academic Search Complete!


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