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ENGL 1A Withers: Recommended Databases

Critical Reasoning and Writing

Suggested Databases

Academic Search Complete

Database Provider vs. Database Name

  • EBSCOhost = database provider
    • Academic Search Complete = database name
    • MasterFILE Complete = database name
    • MEDLINE = database name
  • ProQuest = database provider
    • SIRS Researcher = database name

Database Video Tutorials

"Introduction to EBSCOhost - Tutorial" (4:17) by EBSCO Tutorials

EBSCOhost provides a number of databases, and most work in the way the video shows. However, there may be different filters to narrow your results between the databases provided by EBSCOhost.

"SIRS Database Overview" (video starts at 0:45 and ends at 3:56) by Noelle Harper

Finding All the Databases

  • Navigate to the college website.
  • Click the Library tab on the top right.
  • Scroll down on the Library homepage to find the Databases link.
  • Click on the Databases link, which will take you to the library's Databases A-Z list. Y
  • You can search for a specific database by name or use the filters to limit the databases by subject area, etc.