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Beginning Research Tutorial

A tutorial on how to research information sources for assignments.

How Do I Find and Choose a Database?

Our faculty librarians have carefully curated the hundreds of databases we subscribe to in order to make finding the right one easy! To find and choose a database by name, click on the Databases & More button in the OneSearch tool in the Adelphi University Libraries Website.

If you know the name of a database you want to use, such as "Academic Search Complete" or "Research Library," type it in the search box.

 
 

You can also select from a list of A-Z Databases or search for databases by subject. Go to the Advanced Search screen and click on A-Z Databases & More at the top:

 

An alphabetical  list of all the AU Libraries' databases will come up:

 

 

To search the databases by subject, click on the All Subjects Shown drop-down menu:

 

And select your desired subject:

 

 

A list of databases relevant to your subject will be displayed, with suggested resources at the top (highlighted in the yellow box).