Library Databases are the most efficient and fastest way to find in-depth, credible articles for your research.
In them, you can find:
Here is another definition:
"A library database is a searchable electronic index of published, reliable resources. Databases provide access to a wealth of useful research materials from academic journals, newspapers, and magazines. Some databases also include e-books, relevant Web resources, and various multimedia." ~ from Berkeley College
To search the Skagit Valley College Library Databases, you can start from the library homepage: https://library.skagit.edu.
There are 2 ways to search databases:
2.Or you can select from the A-Z List:
When off campus, you will be prompted for your login and password. Enter your mysvc/Canvas login (email address) and password.
The library provides many different databases.
Listed below are a few of the most popular ones that might be helpful for your research assignments:
Where you look depends on the kinds of information you need. This chart helps where to look for different types of information.
Good search strategies often include multiple types of sources.
1. CHOOSE A TOPIC
2. PREPARE YOUR SEARCH
3. CHOOSE A DATABASE
4. KEEP YOUR FIRST SEARCHES SIMPLE
5. REVIEW YOUR RESULTS
6. GET THE ARTICLE
7. CHECK THE CITATION
8. LOOK AGAIN!