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Data Science is an area of study for which research can be conducted across a wide variety of subjects and disciplines. Fortunately, Primo allows for searching comprehensively across the entirety of the library.
Tips for searching Primo:
- Login: Login to your library account using your USciences credentials. Searching while logged enables users to save search queries and search results. Searching while logged in also facilitates interlibrary loan requests.
- Keyword Searching: Use only keywords when searching primo. For example, someone interested in climate change analytics would search "climate change analytics"
- Research is a Process: Repeat searches using synonyms for your keywords and try both narrower and broader terms. For example: "global warming analytics" or "climate change mathematical models"
- Filter: Set limits on your search to weed out irrelevant or outdated results and hone in on what you want. For example, set a date-range limit or select a particular format such as "peer-reviewed journals."
- "Shop": think like a shopper and use the "pin" icon to gather a selection of sources as you would place items in an online shopping cart. Give yourself enough options so that you can go through and select the "best-fit" sources for your search.
For more on searching Primo, check out our Introduction to Primo video.
ABI/INFORM Collection (via ProQuest)
Index to business and management information, including many full text articles.
Business Source Premier (via EBSCO)
Use the Business Searching Interface to search the full text of 2,300 journals, company and industry reports, and more. Includes SWOT analyses of companies and market reports.
American Mathematical Society database providing electronic access to Mathematical Reviews, which contains easily searchable reviews, abstracts, and bibliographic information for much of the mathematical sciences literature.
Research Library (via ProQuest)
Covers the humanities, sciences, and social sciences and includes many full-text articles.
Statistical Abstract of the United States (via ProQuest)
A summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic organization of the United States.
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