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Edatabase

  1. 1. Researching with E-Resources Periodicals and Newspapers
  2. 2. What can I find in NYPL’s Electronic Databases? <ul><li>Newspapers </li></ul><ul><li>Academic Journals </li></ul><ul><li>Magazines </li></ul><ul><li>E-books </li></ul><ul><li>Conference Proceedings </li></ul>
  3. 3. What can I do with these resources? <ul><li>Investigate World events </li></ul><ul><li>Look up Obituaries </li></ul><ul><li>Locate articles of interest </li></ul><ul><li>Perform scholarly research on a topic </li></ul><ul><li>Search for historic information (i.e. stock quotes, weather, sports scores, etc.) </li></ul>
  4. 4. How do I access these resources?
  5. 5. Getting Started 1 2 3
  6. 6. Browsing Databases 1 2 3 4
  7. 7. Finding Journals by Title This feature only searches through full-text journals, meaning that abstracts and citations will be excluded.
  8. 8. Places to Start Your Research This page may best be used by users who are somewhat familiar with the available databases. This is basically a quick-start page.
  9. 9. Places to Start Your Research (cont’d.) <ul><li>Notable Databases Available on This Page </li></ul><ul><li>Academic Search Premier </li></ul><ul><li>Ancestry Library Edition </li></ul><ul><li>Google Books </li></ul><ul><li>New York Times </li></ul><ul><li>JSTOR </li></ul><ul><li>The Oxford English Dictionary </li></ul><ul><li>WorldCat </li></ul><ul><li>and more… </li></ul>
  10. 10. Database Descriptions
  11. 11. Database Descriptions (cont’d.) Availability Title and Hyperlink Brief Description Link to Additional Information
  12. 12. Database Descriptions (cont’d.) 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
  13. 13. Now Let’s Get Started! Email: raymond_pun@nypl.org
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