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Unformatted text preview: Periodical Database-Do for articles and magazines and journals what the catalogue does for books. -Most databases provide an abstract that summarizes the content of the article after you search for it.-Never site based on an abstract. Newspapers-If looking for information from local newspaper, library will probably have current issues in periodical rooms. Reference Works-Encyclopedias, yearbooks, dictionaries, quotation books. Searching the Internet-World’s biggest library.-Use internet as supplement to the library, can’t always find the same range and depth of research.-Use search engines: Google, yahoo, Alta Vista, etc.-Use virtual libraries-Use keyword searches – use quotations to limit your results (“college cheerleading”)-Subject searches are when you go from screen to screen using the same website.-Bookmark important websites so you don’t lose them....
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- Spring '08
- Periodicals, AltaVista