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NAS 125 Meteorology (Online): How to search

A research guide for students in online sections of NAS 125. Questions? Email online-library@nvcc.edu

How to use Academic Search Complete & Environment Complete

If you're off campus, you'll see a login screen. Log in to this database using your myNOVA user name and password.

Keep it Simple With a Keyword Search

Keyword Search:

For a more indepth explanation of searching, please click on the "Articles" tab above or here and go to the "Search Tips" box.

Select the most important 2-3 keywords. These are terms related to your topic. For instance, let's say your argument essay debates if global warming is affecting people in the tropics. Your keywords could be:

global warming, people, tropics

 

Quick citation tool

Citation Tool:

Each article within this database has a citation tool . Here is how you find it:

1. Click the link to the article.

2. In the right hand column, click the Cite link.

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3. Scroll down in the Citation Format box to select the correct citation style for your course. ENG 111 uses MLA.

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4. Copy and paste the citation into your document or export it to a bibliographic management software program using the link located at the bottom of the Citation Format box. Remember to check the citation for errors after you have copied it. 

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