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Library Resources & Policies

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.

See a list of periodicals (newspapers, journals, magazines, etc.) listed by discipline/subject 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.

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