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As a multi-disciplinary database, Academic Search Complete (ASC) covers many subject areas, including access to full-text articles from more than 6,400 journals, magazines, and newspapers. More than 5,700 of these are peer-reviewed, and most are NOT available for free on the Internet. ASC also is a powerful search engine, allowing you many ways to identify and retrieve articles focused on your topic.
After completing this tutorial, you will:
- Be familiar with ASC and other similar article databases
- Know how to search ASC effectively
- Be able to refine ASC searches
- Know how to locate and obtain copies of articles
Step 1: Getting Started with Academic Search Complete (2:39)
Step 2: Refining Searches in Academic Search Complete (3:18)
Step 3: Getting articles in Academic Search Complete (3:24)