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    • Comp I, II, & Foundational Comp
      Electronic Resources
    • The Library as a One-Stop Shop
    • Ozark Campus Library Website
      Databases
      Web Links
    • Databases are subscriptions to electronic versions of scholarly publications. They contain authoritative materials needed for academic work.
      Databases
    • Database features
      • Full-text
      • pdf or html option
      • Peer-reviewed articles
      • Citation help
      • Email Option
      • Ability to create a folder
      • Limiters
      • Images
      • Search Options
      • Writing Help
    • Academic Search Premier
      The link on the library page will take you here.
      Click Here
    • Ebsco List of databases
      Choose Academic Search Premier
      Click on Full Text
      Search Terms
      Full text
      choose
    • Firearms Law & Legislation – narrowed results to 567
      Use firearms & crime to narrow further
    • gun control = 2759 results
      Use limiters to narrow your search
    • Firearms & crime = 31 results
      Limit by type of publications: journals
    • Full-text journal articles = 8
      Open article
      Choose: html or pdf
    • pdf
      Digitization of actual journal
      Takes longer to load
      html
      Text only
      Loads faster
    • Citation help: mla style
    • Opposing viewpoints
      List of topics
      Choose type of contnet
      Search by subject guide to get subdivisions
      Toolbox
      Focus on contrary views
    • Opposing viewpoints features
      Tabs mark different types of resources
      Listen online or download mp3
    • Literature online
    • Remember
      Databases are NOTwebsites or Internet resources
    • Web links on library page
      These are the most useful link groups for comp:
      • Writing Help-grammar, citation styles, getting started
      • English-text companion sites, online ebooks
      • Reference dictionaries, statistics, fact-check
      The websites linked to the library page have already been evaluated using the preceding questions. Each tag will lead to a list of links.
    • Web Links
      Links to Internet websites that are on the library’s page have been evaluated and are recommended by faculty, librarians, and students.
      Web links
    • What’s in a website?
      How to tell if a website is trustworthy.
      • What is the domain?
      .edu, .org, .gov, .com
      This should give you an idea of the purpose of the site.
      (example: to make money, inform, educate, etc.)
      • Who wrote the information? Do they have the credentials to support their work? Can they be contacted?
      • How accurate is the page? Are there any obvious errors? Is it current? Are there a lot of dead links? Is it too confusing?
    • Library guide
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    • Save time: start your search on the library website