Wednesday, 10 December 2008

MetaQuest Search Tip No. 1 Database access

Library database access at ECU

The library now has a single database management tool called MetaQuest. When selecting a database it offers a number of different pathways to choose from.

Search for a title of the database:

  • in the library catalogue
  • choosing the databases by title option below the Find journal articles(databases) search

Search for a list of databases on a subject

Search across multiple databases – a federated search

  • A quick search

    • enter a search term or string and select a broad subject area from the drop down menu and click search.

  • A MetaSearch – cross searching a number of databases of your choice
For more information, click here for the full tip sheet.

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