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- The key to being a savvy online searcher is to use common search techniques that you can apply to almost any database, including article databases, online catalogs and even commercial search engines.
- This is important because searching library databases is a bit different from searching Google.
- The techniques described in this section will enable you to quickly retrieve relevant information from the thousands of records in a database.
- When you search a database and do not get the results you expect, ask us for advice. The librarian is happy to help you find what you need.
Test Your Understanding
After reviewing all the tabs of this guide, put your knowledge into practice by answering a few questions. If you answer incorrectly, come back and try this practice set as many times as you’d like. Good luck!
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