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Research Starter - PUBR 301: Ebsco Discovery Service
Once you click on the "Advanced Search" option, you will be required to enter in the library's username and password on order to access the databases from off campus. This information can be found in Moodle (see the username and password video).
After you have entered in the library username and password, you will be taken to the EBSCO Discovery Service. Here you can search through a large majority of the library's database. Follow the directions below to find examples of argumentative essays.
Enter your broad topic into the first search box. Examples include abortion, global warming, gun control, capital punishment, and immigration.
Note: If your first search doesn't have many results or you don't find what you are looking for, explore different words to represent your topic. For example, in place of "global warming" you might try the term "climate change."
From the drop down menu choose "Subject Terms."
In the second search box, type in the word "Editorial." This will help to limit your results to argumentative essays.
Leave the second dropdown menu as "Select a Field" as this will allow EBSCO to look through the entire article for the term editorial.