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DVS 101, Thomas: Library Resources

Use this guide for DVS 101.

For the first assignment, you will:
search a library database
learn about scholarly sources
find a research article
save the MLA citation

Why Databases?

from Florida State College at Jacksonville


Search Tips

Use SIMPLE KEYWORDS in search boxes:

child welfare and poverty

child development and nutrition

infants and trauma

kindergarten and exercise

child abuse and ptsd

Use LIMITERS to narrow the results.

academic search tips


Scholarly Journals vs Popular Magazines

scholarly vs popular

Image: Spence School Libraries


Example: Scholarly Article

Example: Popular Magazine

LIBRARY DATABASE: ALL SUBJECTS

academic search


LIBRARY DATABASE: PSYCHOLOGY

gale psychology onefile


LIBRARY DATABASE: EDUCATION

ebsco eric

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Lori Cunningham
Contact:
Librarian
Boyce Campus, N411
ecunningham@ccac.edu
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