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Information Literacy

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For descriptions of these databases, click databases.

Library Basics

How to contact a Librarian  
How to logon to the library databases

How to use Onesearch Discovery Search Box
What is the Knowledge Base
Who can use the library

Database Help


  • How to use ABI/Inform
  • How to Access ABI/Inform Global for Business and Management Classes 
  • How to find the current issue of Wall Street Journal

Biography Reference Center

Books 24x7

  • Audio Executive Summaries

Britannica Online

  • How to access Google with Britannica Online 
  • Business Plans Handbook 


    Credo Reference 

    • Using the Concept Map
    • Finding a Book
    • Using Advanced Search
    • Using Keyword Search


    • EBook Capabilities
    • Mobile Access to Ebooks


    • ebrary Online Reader
    • How to use eBrary

    EBSCO (all databases) 

    • Basic Search
    • Business Searching Interface
    • Creating a MyEBSCOhost account
    • Creating a MyEBSCOhost folder
    • eBooks by EBSCOhost
    • How to use Onesearch Discovery Search Box
    • How to find a Known Article
    • How to Access the Chronicle of Higher Education
    • How to Access Harvard Business Review in Business Source Complete
    • How to email, print and save articles
    • How to do an Advanced search
    • iPhone / iPad App
    • Logon Options


    • Finding Computer Career Information

         IBISWorld Webinar

    IEEE Explore 

    Image Quest

    LexisNexis Academic

    • Search for a Business  
    • Search for Legal Information 

    Library Catalog

    • How to Request a Book

    Literary Reference Center

    Oxford Art Online

    • How to Use Oxford Art Online

    Plunkett Research Online

    • Business Research
    • Finding Career Information

    Points of View


    • How to locate Career Services information in Your Portal 

    Safari EBooks 
    SciTech Connect  

    Skillport –   

    Standard Rate & Data Service

    • How to Search SRDS 
    • Problems Accessing? 

    Statistical Abstracts of the US 

    Statistical Abstracts of the World


    Got A Moment

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    Alumni Library

    Boolean Searching

    Database Logon

    Evaluate a Website

    Keyword Searching

    Truncation and Wildcards

    Using Onesearch


    Library Skills

    Academic Integrity  

    APA citation guide

    APA Resource Page

    Library Services  
    Creating a Search Strategy

    • Part 1
    • Part 2

    Evaluating Websites
    How to cite an electronic journal article
    How to find Career Information  
    How to Read a Scholarly Article
    How to do Business Research
    How to Find Authoritative Technology Websites (Standards and Documentation) 
    How to do a Known Item Search
    How to Search Google Scholar for DeVry Library Database Articles
    How to use NoodleTools  
    Noodletools for APA Citations
    Noodletools User Manual
    Saving Tabs  
    Using Mnemonics to Cite Journal Articles in APA
    Using NoodleTools to Create Citations  
    Vital Source
    What you need to know about SIC and NAIC Codes



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      Information Literacy

      To promote the acquisition of information literacy competencies, DeVry University has adopted the Information Literacy Standards of the Association of College of Research Libraries.

      DeVry addresses the standards through a five-module program designed to present information conducive to the development of information literate students. Each of the five modules is based on one of five ACRL competencies.

    • Introduction
    • Module One
      • Information Cycle
      • Peer Review
    • Module Two
    • Module Three
    • Module Four
    • Module Five
    • Information Literacy FAQ 


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