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LIB110 Searching Journal Articles

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Brief Description:

This workshop demonstrates how to use 1-Search and other tricks to locate full-text articles from full text databases like EBSCOhost databases, Proquest databases, Business Source Premier (EBSCOhost), Academic Search Premier (EBSCOhost), ProQuest Research Library (ProQuest) , ABI/Inform (ProQuest) , JSTOR, LexisNexis Academic, citation databases like EconLit, Sociological Abstracts, Google Scholar and other open source resources. Hand-on practice is available. The acquired skills will form the basis for student’s future levels of education as well as for lifelong learning.



To equip students with skills on locating full text articles from various sources.


Duration: 60 min.


Learning Outcomes

On completion of this training session, students will be able to:

  • have an overview on different types of library resources in locating full-text articles.
  • apply Boolean operators, truncation and limiters in using 1-search and other databases in order to retrieve better results.
  • identify alternate resources for locating full-text articles that are not available in LU Library.


Teaching Method

  • In-class presentation
  • With student interaction
  • Hands-on practice



  • In-class questions
  • After-class feedback


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