EBSCO

Pick a Topic and type it into the left:

Head to https://www.google.com in a new tab, search your topic and type in how many results pop up.

You can now close the “google’ tab.

In the Eastlake Library Website Tab → Go To Research → Click on EBSCO → Scroll and click on “EBSCOhost Research Databases”  Then Click on “Select All”

Enter your search topic, hit enter and type how many results pop up:

Click this button off to the side to pull up the refine search

Click on the “Full Text” checkbox, how many results are there now?

Limit the publication dates to between 2009 and 2019, how many results now?

When you select the checkbox, “Academic Journals” how many results do you have?

Boolean Operators

Head back to the main search page and type the following:

“Peanut Butter OR Jelly”  How many results pop up?

“Peanut Butter AND Jelly”  How many results pop up?

“Peanut Butter NOT Jelly” How many results pop up?

Using the Boolean Operator terms (AND, OR, NOT), write them out in order from most results to the least results to the right based upon the search terms above →

Using the following parameters, how many results are returned:

ALL Search Terms:
Disney Movies

Expanders: Apply Equivalent Subjects

Limit To: Full Text


Source Types: Reports

Subject:

cartoons

In your search, there was an article that returned entitled “Disney and the Magical World of Writing;...”   Click on it and copy and paste the descriptors here -->

At the top of the screen, click on “Sign In” and then click “Sign in with Google” to use your @sweetwaterschools.net account

When you are back to the article information page, click on “Cite” and scroll down to MLA and copy and paste the citation into the box to the right

Click on the permalink button, copy the address and paste it to the right

Now, get to the full text of the article and take a screenshot of the top of the page.

To do that, click on the “Print Screen” or [Prt Sc] on your keyboard, then go the right of this box and paste it in


PRO QUEST

Type in the same topic from above:

Go back to the library website tab → Go To Research → Click on Proquest → enter the username: ELKHS  password: CHULAVISTA and click on the button on the top of the list and click on Basic Search

Click on the green profile button in the upper left corner and click on “Create My Research Account”

Then, set up an account using your @sweetwaterschools.net e-mail address and once created, log in.

Enter your search topic, hit enter and how many results pop up:

Click the checkbox to turn on Limit To: “Full Text” and “Peer-Reviewed,” how many results now?

How many of those were in the last 5 years?

How about if you change the language to English?

Pick one of the top 10 results and click on the title.  Hit the “cite” button off to the side and copy and paste the citation in MLA

NOW: To get to Boolean operators, click on “Advanced Search”  

In the first line, type “Disneyland” after the “AND” type “Virginia”    Click on “Add a Row,” make sure “AND” is selected, type in “Haymarket” and in the dropdown showing “Anywhere” select “Document Title”

For Publication Date, select “Before this date…” and set the date to January 1, 1996

Select Newspaper as Source Type then scroll up and select “Search”

IF THAT WORKED: you should see an article entitled “Disney Plans Theme Park Here; Haymarket, Va., Project to Include Mall, Feature American History:” from the Washington Post.     https://search.proquest.com/docview/307700425?accountid=640 

Where is Disney’s America to be built?  

How many acres will the new park be?

How will it be different from Disneyland/Disneyworld?

Have there ever been plans to open an amusement park in the same area?  If so, when?  Why did it fail?