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Quick Search: Home

This guide is designed to help you navigate through Quick Search

Quick Search features

How Quick Search is similar to Google

  • Single search box
  • Prompts for spelling errors

How Quick Search is superior to Google

  • Sort, rank, and refine your results
  • Results that come from reliable library source
  • Built-in citation feature to help you cite your sources in the correct style
  • Allows you to save and share your results

Where is Quick Search

On the Libaries' home page.

When to use Quick Search

  • When you are first starting your research
  • For background information on your subject
  • For current and peer-reviewed journal articles
  • As an alternative to Google - easy searching but with more credible results
  • To search the Libraries' collections through one search box - including material from Special Collections, disserations and theisis, journal and newspaper articles and books and media

When not to use Quick Search

  • For business research and SWOT analysis, use Business Source Premier
  • For industry reports, use IBISWorld Industry Reports
  • For marketing information for specific countries, use One Source
  • For legal research, specifically legal journal titles, case reports and legislation, use Hien Online or Lexis Nexis Academic

Subject Guide

Kate Wintrol
Contact:
Lied Library 1186
702-895-2124
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