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Video: Using OneSearch

Direct link: Using OneSearch to Get Articles, Books, and More on YouTube Also check out our Library Guide with simple, illustrated instructions to get you started in our new system: OneSearch Users’ Guide.

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Tips for Spotting Fake News

Check out these tips from the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA) on how to spot fake news! How to spot fake news Consider the SourceClick away from the story to investigate the site, its mission and its

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Our Library Guides Have a New Look!

We are happy to share that our Library Guides have a fresh new look! Check out our guides to review key library resources, learn new research skills, explore critical information literacy concepts, and more. These can be incorporated into class

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Making the most of free searches

Open-access databases like Google Scholar and PubMed (a.k.a. MEDLINE) can be fantastic research tools. But while the searches may be free, the content of the articles often isn’t. When you’re using Google Scholar or PubMed away from campus, you may

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Citation Finder

So, you found a journal article citation in a footnote or bibliography, and you’re wondering how to get it. Does Pfau Library have it? Try this new search form available from the library: Citation Finder. Fill in as much information

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Google Scholar and Pfau Library

Do you like to use Google Scholar for your research? Ever wish it was easier to find out if Pfau Library has access to a book or journal article you found there? Now it is! Here’s how to use Google

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Life Beyond Google: Web Search Tools

Add some variety to your web search! Try one of these lesser-known search tools: Intelways [update: no longer available] lets you easily toggle a search between the major search engines, plus YouTube, Flickr, Wikipedia, and more. SearchMash [update: no longer

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