This video describes the difference between a Basic Search and an Advanced Search in the Academic Search Complete database. Make sure you’re typing your search terms in correctly in order to get search results!
Not every article in your search results will be relevant to your research topic. This video describes how to start evaluating your search results to make sure they’re relevant by reading titles, subject terms, and abstracts.
This video gives a quick introduction to the kinds of research sources you’ll find in the Academic Search Complete database. It also shows how to find and log in to Academic Search Complete from the Lone Star College website.
Academic Search Complete doesn’t work like Google. You need to be deliberate about how you type in search terms. This video describes how to brainstorm keywords about your topic to most effectively find relevant results in the database.
You’ll see results in Academic Search Complete in two different formats: PDF and HTML. This video explains the difference between the formats, which one you should use if you have a choice, and how to use the Full Text Finder option.
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