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Library Resources Overview

Searching the Databases

To access the databases, you will need to log in with your L-number and your pin.  Your pin is the six digits of your birthday - MMDDYY.

Use the best database for your research. Some databases have information on many topics and some only cover specific subjects. If you need help finding the best databases, ask a librarian for help.

See the full list of SOWELA's databases here.

The videos below contain more tips for searching each of the different database platforms.

Database Search Tips

Most of the SOWELA Library's databases use the EBSCOhost platform. As a result, these databases all have the same set of tools. This video provides you with tips for searching the EBSCOhost databases. Tips for other platforms are listed in the tabs above.