How to Search

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This is a complete self-paced guide to searching bibliographic databases. It is generally applicable to all search environments, but actual search examples will focus on the systems currently in use at Creighton University, primarily EBSCOhost, Web of Science, and to a lesser extent, PubMed.

These tutorials are published as PDF files for easier printing and downloading. We strongly suggest that as you study these guides, you try out what you learn in a bibliographic database.

A Complete Tutorial