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Library resources for STEM (science, technology, engineering, math).

Getting Started With Keywords

Is it Scholarly or Popular?

Finding Scholarly Articles

Picking A Database

Why is picking a database important?  

Databases may be subject specific.  For example, if you are looking up an article on computer engineering you don't want to be in a database about U.S. History.  

What else?

Each database contains different pieces of information so it's important to check a few of them.  Think of it like this:  Netflix, Amazon, and Hulu all have different shows.  Each database is like a different streaming service, except instead of movies & tv, they have journals.  You may get different results, possibly some that are more helpful, by searching in multiple places.