is a subscription database?
Return to Expectations by Module
#1: Recognize the features of a subscription database.
#2: Identify citations
2.2 a. Go to a Wilson Web database (Education Full-text,
Art Index, Sociological Abstracts Full-text…). Perform a search
on “dyslexia”and print out 2 records: one for a journal article
(feature) and one for a book. Underline the citation information.
#3: Recognize the record for a journal article.
a. Go to a database of your choice. Perform a search and
identify a record for a journal article. Print it out and
underline/highlight all the information you need to locate
the article in a journal housed in a library.
non-journal documents and statistical data.
#5: Recognize a family of databases that fit my research
2.5 a. Identify a research need
or field/academic discipline and use the Electronic Resources
by Subject lists. Create "My Database Guide" that
lists 2 databases that meet your research needs or interests.
Go to Indexes and Databases and look up each database. Read
the "About" feature and edit your original list, adding
and deleting atabases until you have found 3 that are best suited
for your needs.