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Advanced Research: Database Evaluation

This guide is for MSJC students and advanced researchers and features topics such as strategic browsing, finding data and research tips to make your research process more efficient.

Database Evaluation

Before you begin searching a database, you will want to figure out whether the database contains the information and resource types (articles, eBooks, streaming media) you need for your research. Take some time to evaluate it.

Consider your research needs when evaluating a database:

To see a list of all MSJC databases, click the All Databases (A-Z) link on the library website:

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You can browse the list and read each database's description, or click on All Subjects or All Database Types to limit your results based on your needs.