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POS101 - Tietjen: Specialized Databases in EbscoHost

Use this guide to assist with the research paper and homework assignments for C.C. Tietjen's POS 101 course.

Featured EbscoHost Databases

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LLCC Library Databases
OFF CAMPUS
Require UserID & Password
Use LLCC UserID & Password
same login for:
LLCC Email
BlackBoard
WebAdvisor
The link below opens the LLCC Library Login Page. It includes instructions for login and opens automatically when you click on database links from off-campus.

 

Peer-Reviewed Sources: REQUIRED

To make sure all your resources meet the requirement of being "Peer-reviewed":

Use the Scholarly (Peer Reviewed) Journals check box
  • under the search boxes at the beginning of your search
  • AND to the RIGHT of the Results list after you have started searching

Use the Source: link to check information about the journal/publication

  • click on the title of the journal article
  • look for the word Source: in the left column
  • click on the title link for the Source
  • scroll down to find Peer Reviewed: in the left column
  • Yes   ==> the article meets POS 101 requirements

EbscoHost Databases: For POS 101 Tietjen

Use the link below to connect with specialized databases in EbscoHost.

Always select #1.) LLCC Scholarly Periodicals & Indexes

Choose one or more RECOMMENDED DATABASES for POS 101, including:

  Academic Search Complete
  America: History & Life
  ERIC
  Humanities International Complete
 
 
Choose ADDITIONAL/DIFFERENT DATABASES, such as:
 
              Military & Government Collection
  CINAHL-Plus w/full-text
  Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition
  Environment Complete
+ MORE
 
Use the blue Choose Databases link above the search boxes to select different databases. Scroll over each title bubble for information about the resources found.

EbscoHost: SEARCH TIPS

ALWAYS select 
1.) LLCC Scholarly Periodical Indexes...
develop multiple SEARCH TERMS
 Browse Subject Terms
CHOOSE DATABASES
use blue Choose Databases link
(above search boxes)
ALWAYS put a   next to Full-Text
Ebsco's results list may include summary only entries; check full-text to exclude these entries from results
ALWAYS put a   next to Scholarly (Peer Reviewed) Journals
This will limit your results so that ONLY acceptable resources for POS 101 are included in the results list
ALWAYS use DATE SLIDER to limit dates to last 3-5 years
LEFT COLUMN SORT
kind of resource
database
Click on the Article Title
subject terms
Source: click on journal title to see Peer-Review status
citations
look for magic yellow paper
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