Freshman WH Intro to Database Searching

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Freshman WH Intro to Database Searching

  1. 1. Database Searching in the GBS Libguides Freshman Library Orientation 2012
  2. 2. SOCIAL STUDIES DATABASES &EBOOKS
  3. 3. From the Libguides home,choose Databases by Subject
  4. 4. Choose Social Studies from the list ofDatabases by Subject on the left
  5. 5. World History Resources are on the firstpage.Recommended sources: Daily Life throughHistory & World Eras Roman Republic &Classical Greek Civilization
  6. 6. Enter your keywords in the search box
  7. 7. Choose an article that deals with you topic.The best article may not have the exactkeywords you used in its title.
  8. 8. GENERAL ENCYCLOPEDIAS
  9. 9. From the LibGuides home,choose General Encyclopedias &Dictionary Databases
  10. 10. Choose Encyclopedia Britannica—it is agreat place to look for backgroundinformation on many of your topics
  11. 11. Enter search terms
  12. 12. Choose the best article for yourtopic

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