CAP 115 Library Databases Exercise

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This handout guides students through the process of searching databases, applying filters/limits to refine a search, and identifying synonyms. Students use their own topic and start with the Find It! search. They then brainstorm other keywords and search in one of the business databases. Students learn how to refine results and save/email citations in APA format.

This version is for use in face-to-face or in-person sessions.


Keywords, Databases, Searching as Strategic Exploration, Boolean operators


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