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LibGuides Best Practices

Database Descriptions

Database Descriptions: One to two sentences; include coverage information if relevant or important.

Examples:

Academic Search Premier : Scholarly, popular, and trade articles from 1975-present in all fields. This database is partially paid for by INSPIRE.

PAIS : Articles, grey literature, and government reports from 1972-present in public affairs, public and social policy, international relations, and world politics.

Best Bets & Additional Subjects

Be strategic with which databases you flag as "Best Bets."

Think of the less experienced, undergraduate students who would most need the "Best Bet." Try to keep this list short (~5 databases) and only list TOP resources for the type of research your students normally do.

See, for example:

New Databases

When a new database is added to the A-Z list, liaisons will be asked to complete this form.