In 1.7 Types of publications, you were encouraged to consider the types of publication you need. Some publications require specific search tools, others may be found using a number of tools. This is often the case where the items can be physical, as in a DVD, or digital, as in a YouTube clip. Consider the diagram below showing the best tool or tools for each publication type.

Remember that Library Search allows you to search many databases at once.


search tools and sources


Let's look at some of these tools, including Library Search, in more detail.