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Databases by Subject

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How to Access the Databases

Information in this video:

  • From the NFC website – navigate to the Learning Resources page
  • Click on the Database Link or click on the blue cloud icon.
  • You may also access the databases through the myNFC portal.
  • Select a database to browse

Selecting a Database

Information in this video:

  • Different databases for different research projects
  • Enter Search Terms
  • Select Full Text
  • Apply limiters to modify search
  • If no results are found, change search terms or select a different database
  • Librarians are available to help

Selecting an Article

Information in this video:

  • Click on article title
  • Make note of Subject Terms and Keywords
  • Read Abstract
  • Click on PDF Full Text to read article
  • Quickly scan multiple articles
  • Print, Email, Citation Tools – next video

Database Tools

Locating Citation in Database

  • Keep yourself organized by printing articles, emailing articles to yourself, and copying the citation from the databases.
  • Each database will have the tools – but you may have to find the location.

Citation Tools on Databases

Most databases have a citation tool available for your use. Below are a few examples of how to find the citation tool. Contact the Library at if you need any assistance. Always double check your citation with the Citation Guide on the Library website.

For databases from EBSCO such as Academic Search Complete:

For databases from Gale such as Academic One File:

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