Need help searching in a specific database? Most CUW library databases are from one of 3 providers: Ebscohost, Proquest, or Gale. You must be logged in to Primo to access databases. Ask a librarian for additional help or unique databases.
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General Search Tutorials
These tutorials contain information about the basics of searching most of the CUW databases.
ProQuest (Proquest Central)
Ebsco (Academic Search Complete)
Gale (Opposing viewpoints)
Most CUW Ebook are provided through Ebsco and Ebook Central. Sign-in to Primo to access Ebooks. All Ebooks can be read in most browsers. To download Ebooks to a device, you must create a free account with Ebsco or Ebook Central. You also need the free app Bluefire Reader for mobile devices or free Adobe Digital Editions software for PC or MAC computers.
Look up the subject terms used in different databases in a Thesauri. Each provider has it’s own thesaurus.