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UI 100 - First Year Seminar - Criblez

Guide Contents

This guide will help you find resources for Dr. Criblez's research assignment in UI100. 

Use the guide to:

Comparing Primary and Secondary Sources Handout

What's a Database?

Databases search parts of our online collection. Depending on the database, you can sse them to find articles in magazines and newspapers, scholarly research journal articles, eBooks, and streaming videos. 

  • To access library databases from off-campus, you will login with your SE Key and password.

What's a Catalog?

Catalogs search the physical collections of a library, such as print books, DVDs, print journals, and physical government documents. Catalogs may also search parts of a library's online collection, such as eBooks, streaming video, and digitized government documents. 

  • Catalogs should not require you to login to search them.
  • You may need to sign in to access certain services, such as requesting a book be held for you.
  • You will also need to login to access any online materials off campus.