Uop Library Manual

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ENG 221: Technical Writing
Prepared By: Learning Team C – Noe Sandoval, RonJuan-D, Duffey Wolvin Date: June 20, 2010
University Library
User Manual

Table of Contents University Library
1) Article Databases – Major……………………………………………………………………….………..…...6-8 EBSCOhost, Gale PowerSearch, ProQuest

2) Article Databases – Specialized………………………………………………………………………….…...8-9 3) Books, Dissertations, and Theses...…………………………………………………………………..……9-10 Books@Ovid, Business Book Summaries, Dissertation & Theses @ University of Phoenix, Forensic & Law Enforcement netBASE, Info Security netBASE, IT Knowledge netBASE, MyiLibrary, Oxford Scholarship Online, ProQuest Dissertation Online, PsycBOOKS.

4) Canadian Indexes………………………………………………………………………………………..………..….11 Canadian Newsstand / CBCA Complete, CPI.Q

5) Company Directories and Financials………………………………………………………….…………11-14 Dun & Bradstreet Key Business Ratios, Hoover’s Academic, Hoover’s First Research, IBISWorld, Leadership Library on the Internet, MarketLine Business Information Center, Mergent BondViewer, Mergent Online, Mergent’s Investordge, Morningsta, Plunkett Research Online, ProQuest Accounting and Tax, ProQuest Historical Annual Reports, ProQuest Snapshot Series

6) Country Profiles and Economic Data……………………………………………………………….……14-17 Balance of Payments Statistics, CountryWatch, Culturegrams, Direction of Trade Statistics, EIU Country Data, EIU Country Intelligence, EIU Market Indicators & Forecasts –New!, EIU Viewswire, Euromonitor International, Europa World Plus, Government Financial Statistics, IMF E-Library, International Financial Statistics, National Trade Databank, State of the Nation

7) Encyclopedias and Dictionaries…………………………………………………………………………...17-20 8) Journal Indexes and Abstracts……………………..……………………………………..…………….…20-23 CINAHL, Cochrane Collection, Criminal Justice Abstracts, Directory of Open Access Journals, EconLit, Education Research Complete, ERIC, Google Scholar, JournalSeek, Library, Information Science & Technology Abstract (LISTA), MEDLINE, PsycEXTRA, PsycINFO, ScienceDirect, SocINDEX 9) Multimedia……………………………………………………………………………………………………….…23-24 Counseling and Psychotherapy Transcripts, Client Narratives, and Reference Works Counseling and Therapy in Video, Facts on File, Global Issues in Context, GREENR Health and Wellness Resource Center, Medcom Nursing Video Collection

10) Test Guides and Preparation……………………………………………………………………………….25-26 Mental Measurements Yearbook, Testing and Education Reference Center 11) Writing and Publishing Resources……………………………………………………………………….26-27 Books in Print, Papers Invited, Ulrich’s Periodicals Directory 12) Choose Database by Subject……………………………………………………………………………….27-28 13) View All Databases Alphabetically…………………………………………………………………………..28 14) Find A Specific Publication.…………………………………………………………………………….……....28 15) Library Search Engine…………………………..……………………………………………………………….…29 16) Library services…..……………………………………………………………………….……………………..29-31 Search FAQ’s, Ask a Librarian, Request a Specific Document, View the Research Tutorial Read the Library Handbook (PDF)

17) Useful Links…………………………………………………………………………………………………………32-32 Reference and Citation Generator, APA Information, Grammar and Writing Guides 18) Help………….……………………………………………………………………………………………………………..32

Introduction User Manual
The purpose of this user manual is to assist the online student/user with navigating the information within the online University Library. Once the student/user is logged-in to the University of Phoenix student website, the “Library” tab should be selected and clicked. The following screenshot is what should be displayed on the user’s computer screen. From here, the user can click on the drop-down list in the “Subject” field. An alphabetical ordered list will open up that will enable the user to search a particular keyword or a...
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