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Spark 001 (DePrano): Pre-Viewing

Library Research for SPRK 001: What Do Things Mean?

How Should I Search in a Database?

This video will introduce you to keyword and two key search strategies.  Be prepared to identify these in our session together. We will apply these when conducting research.  See Search Strategies for more examples. (Northeastern Illinois University (NEIU), Ronald Williams Library, 1:27)

Find Full-Text of Articles through UC-eLinks

View this video for three quick UC-eLinks examples (UC Merced Library, 2:32). Be prepared to comment on the purpose and/or value of the UC-eLinks button.

Using Melvyl

Use Melvyl to find many types of sources.  After viewing this video, you should be able to limit to sources at UC Merced, access online books, and use the UC-eLinks hyperlink to locate the full-text of articles.  We will be using Melvyl during our session together. (UC Merced Library, 1:58)