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Searching for information




This module teaches students the basics of successfully searching for information using both Search@UW and individual research databases. By the end of this module, students should be able to:

  • Understand the definition of a database
  • Understand what a database searches and its use in an academic assignment
  • Access the different databases available from Polk Library's homepage
  • Understand how to determine search terms from a research question or statement
  • Perform a basic search in Search@UW
  • Perform a basic search in Academic Search Complete


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