Research Databases Assignment

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Research Databases Assignment
For this assignment answer the following using of the specified databases
located on the Library’s Finding Articles web page.
Each question is worth 1 point for a total of 15.
Submit answers in a Word document as an email attachment or as a Message
attachment.
1. Using Academic Search Complete conduct a search using the terms
teenagers and Internet.
How many articles were found?
2. Do the same search as above, but change the field to SU Subject
How many articles were found?
How many articles are from Academic Journals?
How many articles are from Magazines?
How many articles are from Newspapers?
3. From the search results in question 12, find the article titled, “Click First,
Ask Questions Later: Understanding Teen Online Behavior” and answer
the following questions:
Who is the author(s)?
What publication is the article in?
When was the article published?
How many pages is the article?
What is the document type?
What are the subject terms of the article?
What does the abstract say about the article?
Is the article available full text?
4. Using The Plain Dealer conduct the following search “Cuyahoga
Community College” and Thornton.
How many articles are found?
How many articles are found in 2003?
5. Using The New York Times conduct the following search book reviews
and Harry Potter
How many articles are found?
What are some suggested searches?
6. Go to the database Issues & Controversies and list at least three
“Issues in the Headlines” and at least three “Special Features.”
7. In the database Issues & Controversies locate the World News Digest
tab in the upper right hand corner and go to that database. Locate a top
news story from the year you were born. What is the story and provide a
link (copy and paste the url).
8. Go to Finding Articles by Subject and choose Nursing. What
databases are available for finding articles?
9. Using the database CINAHL (in the Nursing subject guide), find an article
about diabetes and nutrition (hint – uncheck the suggested search terms
box if displayed)
What is the article title?
Copy and Paste the Persistent Link to this Record
10. Go back to the Finding Articles page of the Library Web page and
choose the link to Finding Articles by Subject – Sociology. Go to the
database Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection. Find an
article titled “The Truth About Online Dating.” According to the author what
are the 10 Commandments for Online Lovers?
11. Go back to the Finding Articles page of the Library Web page and
choose the link to Finding Articles by Subject – Music. Under the
heading Full Text Sources, locate the Naxos Music Library. Explore the
site and describe what is found.
12. Go back to the Finding Articles page of the Library Web page and
choose the link to The Electronic Journal Center. Browse the journals by
the Topic History and locate the journal titled American Quarterly.
Provide the title of an article from the most recent issue of the publication.
13. In the Electronic Journal Center, browse the journal titles by Social
Sciences, then Education. Locate the journal Community College
Review. Conduct a search within that publication using the phrase
distance learning. How many articles are found?
14. Go back to the Finding Articles page of the Library Web page and
choose the link to The Electronic Journal Finder. Is the journal The
Hastings Center Report available online? How can it be accessed and is
there a difference in the coverage accessible?
15. Go back to the Finding Articles page of the Library Web page and
choose the link to The Electronic Journal Finder. Is the journal The
Saturday Evening Post available online? Who are the Post People for
the Jan/Feb 2000 edition?
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