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WR121 Kaspari: Practice

Library Search Practice

  1. Do a search for Space Exploration.
  2. Find an article, follow the "view it" links to read full text online.
  3. Find a book in print at Chemeketa. Find the call number. Use the "Virtual Browse" to see what else is on the shelf.
  4. Find a book owned by one of our Alliance partner libraries. Use the "Get it" link to see the Summit order form.
  5. Find an eBook and follow the "View it" link. 
  6. Narrow by topic on the left. Collect useful search terms
  7. Go to Advanced Search and search for Space Exploration and one other subject term

Database Practice

  1. Go to the Library's Articles & More: Database Pages. 
  2. Search for space exploration in the PowerSearch or Academic OneFile
  3. Narrow by subject on the right
  4. Click the title to see full text of an article
  5. Find the tool box, see the email option?
  6. Collect search terms as you go

NOW

  1. Go back to your list of space exploration search results
  2. Explore the database interface, do you see the types of searches displayed on the right?
  3. Find one popular article
  4. Find one scholarly article and email it to yourself
  5. Experiment with narrowing by subject on the right
  6. Collect search terms as you go

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