Q. How do I start searching after I’ve selected a database?
It depends on the circumstances. Here are two different scenarios:
Option 1: Search across a set of databases (using a metasearch tool)
Good choice for: Searching broadly to get an overall idea of what’s available. (The downside is that the metasearch tool has only rudimentary search functionality.)
How to do it: Select a category (for example, click the “Art” link) and enter your keywords in the search box at the top of the page. This searches across all of the check-marked databases on this page.
Option 2: Search an individual database (using its native interface)
Good choice for: Specific, advanced, flexible searching
How to do it: Select a category (for example, click the “Art” link) then click directly on a database name (for example, click the “Art Full Text” link) to launch the database. Enter your keywords.