The library has databases in most subject areas to help you find articles on a topic. You should be sure to use a database that is appropriate to the subject you are researching. You can start your research in a general topic database and then find more in-depth articles in subject-specific databases.
Access to Databases
On campus access to most of the library's subscription databases is available on the "Databases" page on the library's web site. Use either the alphabetical or subject lists of databases to find the one you need.
All databases are accessible from the library and most are also accessible from offices and dorms. Instructions for off campus access can be found on the Off Campus Database Access page.
Use the Boolean Operators (AND, OR, NOT) to improve your search results:
Use truncation to improve your search results:
You can also limit your search results to only materials owned by Rockhurst or search for materials from all the other libraries in the Kansas City Cluster.
Use these worksheets to help develop your topic, create keywords and work through catalog or databases searches.