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Preaching University: Part Two - Finding Information

Use this Research Guide to create and present sermons.

The Library Catalog

Go to the Online Searching Research Guide and review each of the following:

  • Phrase Searching
  • Boolean "Key Word" Searching
  • Faceted Searching
  • Subject Searching
  • Search Tips

Then answer the following questions:

  • Which finds more - a key word search or a subject search?
  • Which is more relevant - a key word search or a subject search?
  • What is the most important search tip?

ATLAS

Go to the Online Searching Research Guide and review each of the following:

  • Specific Databases - Using Atlas - Part One
  • Specific Databases - Using Atlas - Part Two

Then complete the following tasks.

Find an article on Matthew 12:40  Repeat for Matthew 12:39-41. Repeat for the Sign of Jonah. Compare results.

Conduct a search on Paul. Try again on Paul, Saint Which is better? Why?

 

Use the ATLAS Help Link

Here are some useful EBSCO tutorials:

Subject Guide

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