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Fiat Lux: Suggested Databases for Getting Started

This is a copy of a guide created by Lindsay Davis while working at UC Merced. She presented this series at SCIL Works 2019.

General Databases

Using Academic Search Complete

Learn how to access and search Academic Search Complete, a database with a wide range of materials on many topics (UC Merced Library, "Using Academic Search Complete," ~2:00).

Using Google Scholar

This video introduces you to Google Scholar, providing basic information on using it to find scholarly articles and books. (EMU Library, "Using Google Scholar," 2:41)

Using Melvyl

Use Melvyl to find eBooks, print books, as well as articles and other materials (UC Merced Library, 1:52).