How to use a Database
What is an online database?
How do I take note from an AHS
database?
Database as a Resource
• It is a collection of online articles, images,
video clips, and books
• For-profit databases are ...
Database as a Resource
• The AHS library
maintains a subscription
to several online
databases for research
• Requirement t...
How to access the Database
• Go to the Research
button on the bottom
of the page
• Select All Research
databases
How to access the Database
• Select Britannica
Online School Edition
• Enter your god,
goddess, or hero as
the search term...
Take your notes
• Write your information on your library research
paper
• 2 quotes
• 2 facts in your own words
• 1 summary
Take your notes
• Look at the
extra
information
on the page
• Pictures
and movie
clips may
be available
How to get Publication Data
Still need
Author
Article Title
Database title
There is a trick to all of thisThere is a trick...
Database
• Look at the bottom of
the article
• Cut and paste the
MLA citation data on
to your word
document
• Save the doc...
What if one database isn’t enough?
• ABC Clio
• Try any of the
databases on this
page
Paper Requirements
• 1 Database Source
• Publication data
• Notes
• Put into the Works Cited
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How to use a database

  1. 1. How to use a Database What is an online database? How do I take note from an AHS database?
  2. 2. Database as a Resource • It is a collection of online articles, images, video clips, and books • For-profit databases are reliable sources • Editors check for content and remove incorrect material
  3. 3. Database as a Resource • The AHS library maintains a subscription to several online databases for research • Requirement that this project has 1 database • Go to the AHS LibraryGo to the AHS Library website to get startedwebsite to get started
  4. 4. How to access the Database • Go to the Research button on the bottom of the page • Select All Research databases
  5. 5. How to access the Database • Select Britannica Online School Edition • Enter your god, goddess, or hero as the search term • Select the article
  6. 6. Take your notes • Write your information on your library research paper • 2 quotes • 2 facts in your own words • 1 summary
  7. 7. Take your notes • Look at the extra information on the page • Pictures and movie clips may be available
  8. 8. How to get Publication Data Still need Author Article Title Database title There is a trick to all of thisThere is a trick to all of this
  9. 9. Database • Look at the bottom of the article • Cut and paste the MLA citation data on to your word document • Save the document into your server space
  10. 10. What if one database isn’t enough? • ABC Clio • Try any of the databases on this page
  11. 11. Paper Requirements • 1 Database Source • Publication data • Notes • Put into the Works Cited

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