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Information and training for library staff and educators to encourage and support high-quality information literacy instruction and research

Working with Databases

Need help or practice using the ELM databases? Check out the instructional materials below!

  • Fact sheets provide a basic introduction to databases. They highlight a database's unique content, interface functionalities, and reasons you might use it.
  • Activities offer you the chance to explore unique content and functionalities of the ELM databases.
  • Interactive tutorials help you practice using databases with guided support.

Database Instructional Materials

Academic Search Premier Fact Sheet | Activity | Interactive Tutorial

Britannica Library Interactive Tutorial

Britannica School Fact Sheet | Activity | Interactive Tutorial

Business Source Premier Fact Sheet | Activity | Interactive Tutorial

Consumer Health Complete Fact Sheet | Activity 

Explora Kids Fact Sheet | Activity

Explora Teens Fact Sheet | Activity

Gale Academic OneFileSelect Interactive Tutorial

Gale In Context: High School Fact Sheet Activity | Interactive Tutorial

Gale In Context: Middle School Fact Sheet Activity

Gale OneFile: Educator's Reference Complete  Fact Sheet | Activity

Gale OneFile: Science Fact Sheet | Activity

Kids InfoBits Fact Sheet | Activity | Video

LearningExpress Computer Skills Center Fact Sheet | Activity

LearningExpress Job & Career Accelerator Fact Sheet | Activity 

LearningExpress Library Fact Sheet | Activity 

LearningExpress Library School Center Interactive Tutorial 

MasterFILE Premier Interactive Tutorial

Points of View Reference Center Fact Sheet | Activity

ProQuest Newsstand Complete Fact Sheet | Activity | Interactive Tutorial

Science Reference Center Fact Sheet | Activity