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Info Lit Tutorial: Session 3

Effective Search Strategies

- How to find journal articles in databases?
- How to find books in OSCAR, the library catalog?
- How to narrow or expand search results?

How to find journal articles ?

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Database Searching:
How to Find Journal Articles?

How to find books?
Effective Research Involves a Combination of Search Skills:
  • Brainstorm and refine search terms.
  • Choose the best sources and tools.
  • Understand Boolean operators, truncation, etc.
  • Locate and retrieve relevant information.
  • Evaluate information.

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Related YouTube Videos

These YouTube selections are provided by other libraries and may refer to resources that are not available in the Guarini Library. Please view them for general instruction only.


After completing the sessions, a self-test is necessary to assess what you have learned.


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