Module 3-lesson 7

Module 3-lesson 7 - Module 3: Searching 2011 All rights...

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Module 3: Searching ©2011 All rights reserved. University of Idaho Information Literacy Portal UI Core Curriculum 3.0 Objectives Objectives: Distinguish a database from other types of information collections Identify the coverage of a database Understand the concept of field, or advanced searching in a database Construct effective search queries using logical operators and related strategies 3.1 Databases data base noun 1. A collection of data arranged for ease and speed of search and retrieval. --The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000. This quality of being " . .. arranged for ease and speed of search and retrieval" is what distinguishes a database from a computer network like the Internet, which has no standardized organization principle. Databases may sometimes be accessed through the Internet, but their contents are not retrieved by search engine services like Google or Yahoo ! Most are available through separate Web sites that charge a fee for use, normally paid by libraries on behalf of their users. 3.2 Database Coverage Self-Quiz
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Database Coverage 3.3 Database Exercise Database Self-Quiz Instructions: Review the database descriptions at the bottom of this page and then select the appropriate databas 1. Stem cell research a. ProQuest Research Library b. MLA international bibliography c. LEXIS-NEXIS academic universe d. None of the above Response: 1. Information about the British automotive industry? a. ProQuest Research Library b. MLA international bibliography c. LEXIS-NEXIS academic universe d. None of the above Response: a. ProQuest Research Library b. MLA International Bibliography c. LEXIS-NEXIS Academic Universe Scholarly and general interest sources in business, news, medicine, humanities, social sciences, and science and technology. Books and articles on
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