Razor's Research Bytes is a self-paced library orientation that consists of a series of "bite-size" online modules (located in the library's Canvas course) that introduce general research concepts and illustrate how to efficiently use library resources.
Within Razor's Research Bytes, you received a glimpse of how to use the library's databases to search for articles, e-books, and other documents in the video "Finding Articles in Databases."
In the first part of that video, the librarian demonstrated how to find and select databases. Remember, databases are not the same as websites!
In the second part of that video, the librarian demonstrated how to do a sample search in ProQuest Central. The databases on the list below are used most often for COMP assignments and can be found under the "General & Multidisciplinary" category when browsing databases by subject. Practice using some of these databases by completing questions 1-4 on your worksheet based on the information in the database list below and what you learned from the "Finding Articles in Databases" video.
After you complete this section, continue on to the Keywords and Boolean Operators section.
Watch this video to learn what Boolean operators are and how to use them:
Next, complete questions 5-6 on your worksheet.
Now that you have completed each section of the module, it's time to submit your quiz to your COMP professor for credit!
To begin the quiz, click on the link below that corresponds to your course/professor. Use your completed worksheet to answer each question on the quiz. When finished, click "submit." (Note: Answers will not save unless the quiz is submitted. Do not close the quiz window before you submit the quiz.)
If you did not take COMP 1000, you may want to review the following sections of the COMP1000 Library Module for additional information and practice exercises that were not included in this COMP 1500 module but you may find helpful: