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General Research Resources for WECIB
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The following video answers the question:
"What's a library database?"

RMIT University. (2012, August 13). What's a Library Database? Retrieved from https://youtu.be/KKIbnNLCh8g     

If that link doesn't work, use: https://youtu.be/KKIbnNLCh8g

The following video explains boolean searching, or how to use the common operators "AND," "OR" and "NOT" to limit your searches within library databases.

Cushion, K. (2011, July 7). Boolean Searching Basics. Retrieved from https://youtu.be/jMV7X3W_beg

If you can't access the video, copy and paste this link into your browser: http://youtu.be/jMV7X3W_beg

How-To Videos

Not sure how to log into the databases? Want to learn how to search the library's resources? Check out the Wake Tech Library's YouTube Channel.


Want to learn more about how to approach researching a topic and writing a paper? Try ProQuest Research Companion. 

The following video explains the difference between scholarly and popular materials.

Carnegie Vincent Library. (2013, March 22). Scholarly and Popular. Retrieved from https://youtu.be/tN8S4CbzGXU

If the above video doesn't work, copy and paste the following into your browser: https://youtu.be/tN8S4CbzGXU