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Writing 10 (Winek)

College Reading & Composition

Poll Question: Database Review

What definition best describes what a database is?
An academic collection of materials for research purposes: 23 votes (34.85%)
An organized, searchable collection of information: 36 votes (54.55%)
A web of information from multiple sources: 4 votes (6.06%)
An easily accessed information portal: 3 votes (4.55%)
Total Votes: 66

Recommended Databases

Search Demo in Academic Search Complete & UC Library Search (10 minutes)

  • Let's use the search we crafted in Jamboard.

Time to Search Independently

Independent Searching (20 minutes)

  • We now have time for searching in Academic Search Complete and/or UC Library Search to find information on our own research questions.

To Do: Before the 20 minutes are done ...

  1. Identify a resource that you may use for your research.
  2. Add the title of the article to your row on the Google Spreadsheet.

We will re-convene after 20 minutes for a discussion of your search results.