Essay about Uop Library Manual

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ENG 221: Technical Writing
Prepared By: Learning Team C – Noe Sandoval, RonJuan-D, Duffey Wolvin
Date: June 20, 2010
University Library
User Manual

Table of Contents University Library 1) Article Databases – Major……………………………………………………………………….………..…...6-8
EBSCOhost, Gale PowerSearch, ProQuest

2) Article Databases – Specialized………………………………………………………………………….…...8-9 3) Books, Dissertations, and Theses...…………………………………………………………………..……9-10
Books@Ovid, Business Book Summaries, Dissertation & Theses @ University of Phoenix, Forensic & Law Enforcement netBASE, Info Security netBASE, IT Knowledge netBASE, MyiLibrary, Oxford Scholarship Online, ProQuest Dissertation Online, PsycBOOKS.

4) Canadian
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The following screenshot is what should be displayed on the user’s computer screen. On this webpage, the user will see a list of “Library Resources”.

Chapter 1 Article Databases - Major
Within the University Library, there are three major article databases. These databases are appropriate for all subjects and are configured to provide full-text articles. The snapshots of the databases are identified as Figures 1, 2, & 3 below:

1.1 EBSCOhost
EBSCOhost provides full text access to nearly 8,000 periodicals, including over 4,000 peer-reviewed journals. Information in EBSCOhost is from current and authoritative journals, magazines, pamphlets, and newsletters. Full-text information is provided on a broad range of topics including business, current affairs, criminal justice, health, and multi-cultural issues. Examples of periodicals unique to EBSCOhost include Accounting & Finance, Education Economics, Educational Assessment, Creative Nursing, and Criminal Law. Results in EBSCOhost can be limited to peer-reviewed sources. This resource is appropriate for courses in all subjects.

Figure 1
1.2 Gale PowerSearch
Gale PowerSearch is a search platform unlike any other, providing libraries, universities, schools and businesses with a sophisticated yet simple solution for managing a wealth of periodical, reference, multimedia and primary source information. Moreover, Gale

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