Help!

Help!

Need help with searching? With using the library catalogue? Stuck using the databases? Try the information below. 

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Using the library catalogue

Tips for using the library catalogue for searching, reserving items, and renewing books and DVDs. pdf Catalogue (1.20MB) 
Starting a search Tips for beginning a new search using the databases. pdf Starting a search.pdf (0.20MB)
Using EBSCO Search tips for using the EBSCO database  pdf EBSCO.pdf (0.60MB) 
Using ProQuest Search tips for using the ProQuest database. pdf Proquest.pdf (0.66MB) 
Google searching Search tips for using Google.  pdf Google (0.30MB)
Evaluating websites Tips for evaluating websites and deciding whether their information is good to use in an assignment. pdf Evaluating websites (0.24MB) 
Finding newspaper articles Tips for finding newspaper articles and how to reference them.  pdf Newspapers(0.24MB)  
Database quick reference Boolean operators, proximity operators, truncation, and wild cards for different databases.  pdf Database Quick Reference (0.25MB) 
eBooks How to access ebooks.  pdf eBooks.pdf (0.29MB) 
Word for Final Projects  How to insert page numbers and a table of contents in Microsoft Word. pdf Word for Final Projects (0.38MB)