Start your search is powered by EBSCO Discovery Services and combines a variety of library collections, catalogs and databases into a single search experience.
Start your Search does not include everything in the Library's collections. To ensure you're finding the best possible articles on your research topic, you should search discipline-specific databases directly.
Content that is not included in Start your Search:
It's difficult to track precisely which databases are or are not available in Start your Search for several reasons:
1. keywords; phrase searching
"the searchers" "john ford"
quotation marks keep two or more words together as a phrase
on the left, limit to scholarly/peer reviewed articles; or limit to books, limit by language...
2. keyword searches; look for official subject headings
click on a subject heading: westerns
(note: there will be other subject headings, like western films, western television programs, etc.)
native americans "motion pictures"
3. advanced search
movie* or "motion pictures" or film* or cinema*
* = truncation symbol/wildcard: child* = child childs children childhood childish...
Are there filters in the left sidebar that will help you narrow your search results? Click on the category ("language" "geography") to view the options.
When you encounter any kind of source, consider: