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Research Guides: Select Search Tools

Select Search Tools

In order to search effectively, it is crucial to select the correct tools to perform online research. You need to think about these questions before your search:

Would you like to use subscription databases, such as the library research databases or library online catalogs, to perform your search? Would you like to use free online search tools to perform your search? These tools include search engines, subject directories, and social media platforms. Would you like to find electronic journal articles or eBooks in the Virtual Library? Would you like to find physical items in the campus library, such as print books, magazines, or DVDs?

Google Web Search

Learn more about web search tools from library eBooks:

Did You Know?

You can access the Virtual Library in myBSC and you can search the library databases for articles and eBooks directly in many library LibGuides, such as Research Guides.

You can search or browse to find the library's E-Journal titles, articles, and eBooks through the Virtual Library's Publication link.

Visible Body Anatomy & Physiology is an interactive 3D resource for anatomy and physiology courses.

Library Lexis Tutorial provides directions to access Lexis.

You can request articles through the library document delivery service.

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