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  • Search Bell Library's Web Site [Video]
  • A-Z Resource List (List of Databases) [Video]
  • Books & More (Bell Library's Online Catalog) [PDF]
  • Find Journals [Video]
  • Boolean Operators or Connector Words
  •    Source: Michelle Mach, Colorado State University
  • Borrow Materials That Bell Library Does Not Own (Interlibrary Loan) [PDF]
  • Call Numbers, Library of Congress or LC Overview (arrangement of books by subject) [PDF]
  • Census Data
  • Citations (how to read) & Plagiarism[Video]
    Source: Aline Soules, CSU, East Bay
  • Course Reserves [Video]
  • Full Text (how to find) [Video]
  • Find the Right Search Terms[Video]
  • Government Documents at Bell Library
  • Government Documents, digital (from the Government Printing Office/FDsys)
  • Primary vs. Secondary Materials[Video]
  • Renew Library Materials Online
  • Scholarly vs. Popular Articles [Video]
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  • Web Site Evaluation
    Courtesy of Beck, Susan. The Good, The Bad & The Ugly: or, Why It´s a Good Idea to Evaluate Web Sources. 1997.
  • Database Tutorials

  • EBSCO Help
          Basic Searching [Flash]
          Advanced Search with Guided Style [Flash]
          How to Create Search Alerts [Flash]
          How to Create Journal Alerts [Flash]
          My EBSCOhost Personalization Folder [PDF]
  • ProQuest Help[Video]
          Basic Search [Video]
          Advanced Search [Video]
          My Research [Video]
          Quick Reference Sheet [PDF]
          More Support Material [Video]

  • American Periodicals
  • ASFA: Aquatic Sciences and Fisheries Abstracts
  • BIOSIS [Video]
  • Britannica Online
  • CINAHL Complete
          Basic Search
          Advanced Search
  • Cochrane Library
  • Credo Reference
  • eBooks on EBSCOhost [Video]
  • Engineering Village[Video]
  • Environmental Science & Pollution Management
  • Gale Virtual Reference Library [Video]
  • GMID (Global Market Information Database [Video]
  • HeritageQuest
  • Illustrata Natural Sciences
  • JStor
  • Lexis Nexis Academic[Video]
  • Literary Reference Center (EBSCO)
  • Literature Resource Center (Gale) [Video]
  • Mergent Online
  • Points of View Reference Center [Flash]
  • Portal [Video]
  • PubMed/Medline
  • Sanborn Maps, Texas Digital
  • SciFinder
  • Sociological Abstracts
  • Statistical Abstract of the United States
  • Statistical Insight
  • Student Research Center (K-12) [Video]
  • Web of Science

  • Webpage revised on 02/24/2015

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