Databases: Searching & Navigating

Help searching and navigating the library's research databases and online resources.

1. Choose the "Databases" box.

From the library's homepage, select the box titled "Databases." 

Main search box with databases link highlighted, EMU Library homepage.

2. Locate your database using one of the following methods.

If you know the name of the database that you want, select the letter that it begins with.

Screenshot of the EMU Library A-Z databases page.

If you don't know the name of the database, you can browse for available databases by subject area. Use the subject dropdown menu to select your desired subject.

Screenshot of the EMU Library A-Z databases page with subject dropdown menu active.

3. Select the desired database.

Find the database that you want to search and select its name. 

Screenshot of database listing with ERIC link selected.

Research Tip!

Note that some databases have instructional materials linked from their entry. If you are not familiar with searching the database, be sure to investigate.

Entry for ERIC database with link to ERIC basics video highlighted.

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