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What the Subject Databases Introduction is about
Please view the Welcome video or podcast
After completing the tutorials on the subject databases, you should be able to
Identify keywords in a topic to use for searching in a subject database
Determine the correct use of applying search tools to keywords in a subject database
Construct a search statement to use in a subject database
If you have any questions, please contact Marcia at M.L.Ostrowski@soton.ac.uk
Navigating This Programme
(A) Choose the tab in this box to watch the Introduction.
(B) Using the main tabs near the top of the page, go to the What is a database? tab and complete the activities.
(C) Using the main tabs, go to the Search Strategies tab and complete the activities and read the documents.
(D, E, F) Using the main tabs, complete the Tutorial on Web of Science, Compendex or IEEE Xplore database. Provide feedback using the feedback tab for each tutorial you complete.
Practice what you have learned in each database and apply the search strategy you produced.
Each section takes about 10 to 15 minutes to complete.