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									Using A Database
Mr. Burt—Southwest HS—El Centro, CA
A Database is:
A collection of information you can
access with a computer
Organized by keywords, subjects,
images, recordings, or authors
Usually edited and can be relied on for
accurate information
EBSCO Host
The database we use
Accesses newspapers, magazines, maps,
historical documents, and scholarly journals
Student Research Center
Search by topics, type of source, or
keyword/subject
EBSCO Host Research Databases
Allows you to select specific databases to search
Choose the kinds of databases that have the type
of information you are searching for

                                             If I were
                                             researching
                                             the effects of
                                             smoking I
                                             would look in
                                             Health
                                             Source.
                                             If I were
                                             looking for a
                                             news story I
                                             would look in
                                             Newspaper
                                             Source
Important Reminder
If your first keyword search doesn’t give
you the results you were looking for, try
using words that are synonyms or similar to
your first search terms.

								
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