Getting started with finding sources involves some trial and error. Finding the right databases to search, and the right keywords, takes effort. You can use the MaxGuides or the Databases A-Z list to assist you with finding the right databases. Once you identify a database you can enter your keywords to start searching. If you are not finding what you need think of some synonyms, or alternate spellings. Does "Fire Department" yield more results than "Fire Station"? Does searching "grey matter" give different results than "gray matter"? Once you find an article, you can use it to find more information. Are there author-supplied keywords that you might try searching? What kind of references are listed?
Keep in mind:
Use Webster to find books, e-books, and video. You can search by title, author, keyword, or subject. Books labeled "General Collection" can be checked out and are located on the second and third floors. DVDs are located on the first floor behind the circulation desk.
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