Answered By: Dena ten Pas
Last Updated: Jan 24, 2017     Views: 925

By using either the "Search Anything" option or "Ebsco Quick Search"(EbscoHost) would ensure many results for your your research topic:

A. "Search Anything":

  1. Type in your keyword(s) with quotations surrounding them (i.e. "successful online learners") and click "Go" to see result(s).
  2. On the right side of the results list, you should see some results entitled "Articles."
  3. Click on the article title or "Full PDF Online" to view the article.

B. Ebsco Quick Search:

  1. Start your search by going to the main library page: Link.
  2. Similar to the above search strategy, type in keyword(s) with quotations surrounding the keywords (i.e. "successful online learners") and click "Go."
  3. Begin to scroll down on the page, and then look to the right of the screen for a "More Search Options" section.
  4. Underneath "More Search Options," please select "Ebsco Quick Search."
  5. In the new search, type in "successful online learners" in quotations and click "Search."
  6. When the results come up, you may either modify your search by adding words on the second line, such as "traits" or "characteristics".
  7. Look on the left under "Refine your results" and click on "full text" and "scholarly (peer reviewed) journals (if applicable).
  8. To view, read, and save articles, click on "PDF Full Text."