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  • 1. Finding Articles McNairy Library and Learning Forum 2013
  • 2. Welcome to McNairy Library!
  • 3. Today, you will learn how to find articles for your assignments
  • 4. There will be activities along the way – so be sure to pay attention!
  • 5. Start by navigating to the library homepage
  • 6. From the MU Homepage…
  • 7. Click the “library” link on the right hand side...
  • 8. Welcome to the McNairy Library Homepage!
  • 9. Library Search lets you search almost everything in the library collection at once.
  • 10. You might find…. books articles or even film clips images
  • 11. To target your search for just articles….
  • 12. Click the “articles & databases” link in the lower left corner
  • 13. Welcome to the Articles and Databases page!
  • 14. Before you begin searching...
  • 15. … lets look at all the options!
  • 16. Getting Started Browse our general topics encyclopedias and current issues search engines to find background information for your research.
  • 17. Finding Articles Our most-popular general topics databases are listed here.
  • 18. Finding Books Search thousands of e-books to find exactly what you need – instantly!
  • 19. Citing Sources Citations tools for APA, MLA, and Chicago Manual Styles.
  • 20. Databases by Subject All of our library search engines organized by topic. Click on a subject to find the right databases just for you
  • 21. Ask a Librarian Librarians are here to help! Chat live with a McNairy Library Research Assistant to get answers to all your research questions.
  • 22. Before you begin searching for articles…
  • 23. … make sure you have your “presearch” activity handy!
  • 24. Continue on to “Finding Articles Pt. II” to learn about searching library databases!