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Database Searching


This guide was put together to aid students in effectively navigating the library databases at Palo Alto University. The discerning online researcher will be able to utilize common search strategies that can be readily applied across a myriad of databases, including subject-specific databases, commercial search engines such as Google, online catalogs, and more. 

The tabs on the left will give you various tips on how to effectively retrieve results from the databases. If you have any concerns or questions about how to construct a search, please reach out to the librarians.