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How to find Information Sources
To find any useful piece of information, you need a way to find something. These search tools are now mostly electronic. Search tools may be also be called electronic indexes, databases, or search engines. A search box is included, which is used to find the sources (i.e. books, articles, or websites) that are indexed.
Here is an example of a typical search box:
Click on the image of each database (search tool) to learn more.
|WSU Libraries Catalog||Journal article databases||World Wide Web search engine|
|Each of these tools is further discussed in a separate EMPOWER module.|