Skip to Main Content
Syracuse University Libraries

IST 678: Communication for Information Professionals

Core Database Review Video and Exercises

Before the class session with Brenna, review this video and answer a set of questions below. After clicking the link, you may be prompted to log in with your SU NetID before reaching the video.

After viewing the video, the next step is to complete a set of questions about each database. To answer the questions, you will need to access the databases by clicking on the links in the Core Databases box below. After answering the questions in each exercise link, click Submit. On the next page, enter your email to have a copy of your answers sent to you. Be sure to save this email, as you will use the answers in the group activity of the library session that I will conduct with you during class on Wednesday, February 7. Be sure to complete the questions for all databases by 11:59pm on Tuesday, February 6. Thank you!

Links to the Core Databases Discussed in the Video

Additional Databases for iSchool Research

Find Books, Articles, Media, and More using Libraries Search

SU Libraries' new Libraries Search Platform was launched on June 26 and replaces the Classic Catalog and Summon. Visit this page for detailed instructions and videos on the use of Libraries Search. Electronic resources will be activated in Libraries Search on an ongoing basis. For assistance in finding electronic resources, please contact the Libraries via the Get Help, or Brenna at