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Assignment | Disabilities Exploration Project (Willis): Deeper Research

Fall 2018 | EDUC 2301 (Prof. Willis)

Accessing the Databases

Access 100+ databases organized by subject area from the Research Databases page. Also try our dynamic, sortable database list!

Student ID BadgeTo access the databases locked icon (same icon that displays by the LSC-limited access resources) from off-campus, you must provide the 14-digit library barcode.

Don't have one yet? Request a barcode number online.

Search Strategies

You can help focus your Google searches to weed out some of the junk (or at least, to focus on specific sorts of websites) by limiting what web domain comes back in your results.

For example, limiting your results to .org can help you target your search towards organizations:

Google Web Search

Using .gov will search government sites. You can also use .edu to get results from university websites.

You can even search within a specific site using this same strategy, e.g. specifying site:ed.gov rather than the more generic site:.gov.

Library Databases