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Covers topics in most areas of academic study. Full-text provided for over 10,000 publications, with over 7,850 peer-reviewed. Abstracts and indexing available for over 13,780 journals in the collection. Great starting database for those who haven't done research in a long time.
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The world’s largest abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature. Contains over 46 million records, 70% with abstracts, and also includes over 4.6 million conference papers. NOTE: Click "Institutions" icon in right corner. Change organization to Washington University in St Louis John M Olin Library, Danforth Campus.
Over 3,500 journals published internationally, covering all areas of medicine. Includes the entire Medline database (1966+) PLUS PreMedline (recent articles that are not yet fully indexed for Medline) and links to publisher full-text web sites and other databases. Learn more about this database
Portal for business and industry, government, and demographic statistics that integrates thousands of diverse topics of data and facts from some 18,000+ public and commercial sources onto a single, easy-to-search platform. Geographic coverage is worldwide, with particular emphasis on the United States, China, and European Union countries. Categorized into market sectors, Statista provides access to qualitative facts on agriculture, economics, finance, information technology, politics and society, and much more.
Combines more than 35,000 sources for access to premium content from 200 countries in 26 languages. Worldwide full text coverage of local and regional newspapers, web and social media, tweets, digital video and audio clips, analyst reports, trade publications, business newswires, press release wires, media transcripts, news photos, market research reports, country and regional profiles, company profiles, historical market data. Limited to 6 simultaneous users; logoff when finished. Learn more about this database
AI Chatbots and Library Research: Augmentative Technologies
How ChatGPT and Language Learning Models can help you in this class:
Identify relevant engineering standard numbers based on design prompt inputs.
Summarize standards and standard requirements.
Brainstorm keywords, subject headings, and additional research areas.
Identify possible "experts."
Help outline your report.
Remember to fact-check all information generated as it could be wrong, outdated, or fabricated.
Considerations when using LLMS as a research or writing tool:
Start creative juices and overcome writer's block.
Generate topics, keywords, and ideas.
Help outline papers.
Compare and contrast
Refine research questions and thesis.
Note effective prompts and strategies.
Be very specific with your language inputs.
Consider the target audience and task.
Refine your questions and responses.
Use for simple facts that you can fact-check via another source. Then cite that other source.
Beware of misinformation.
ChatGPT is notoriously bad at sources and often includes fake articles and citations.
ChatGPT has limited knowledge of the world or events after 2021.
If you copy/paste AI-generated text, you could be plagiarizing without even knowing it.
Hargadon, Steve. "Library 2.0's ChatGPT Bootcamp for Libraries and Librarians." Library 2.0, 3/25/2023, https://www.library20.com/bootcamps/chatgpt.