Online Databases You can access the following online databases

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					                             Online Databases
You can access the following online databases from any computer. If you are at
home, you will go to the Waukee School District’s home page, Schools,
Prairieview School, Student Resources, and then click on the database you want to
use. You will need the name (waukee6) and password (aea11).

World Book Online is the online version of The World Book
Encyclopedia that you would find in the library. Use this to find
general information about a topic and to find other potential
resources to check.
Search Tips
   • Do a key word search; if you enter a question or phrase
     like you would on some Internet search engines, you will
     not get the results you want.
   • The Advanced Search is helpful.
EBSCO is an online collection of resources. The Student
Research Center is designed for students. Through this you have
access to many resources unavailable in local libraries.
Search Tips
  • Do a key word search; if you enter a question or phrase
     like you would on some Internet search engines, you will
     not get the results you want.
  • Know exactly what you’re looking for and where you will
     most likely find it ahead of time, and do a smart search.
Other Tips
  • Each article starts with an abstract, which contains all of
     the bibliographic information you’ll need for the works
     cited page. Write all of this information down.
  • If the full text is not available, you won’t be able to use the
     article from EBSCO.