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Information Management (MLIS)

Welcome! This guide will point you to research resources for a variety of information management topics.

Information Management Databases

These top databases for IM resources available at Dalhousie are your starting point for most information management-related research. But don't stop here! Have a look at the list of multidisciplinary databases.

Multidisciplinary Databases

These databases can be used to search for information on a wide variety of topics. They are great starting points for research.

Database Search Tips

 

How to search databases with Boolean operators (and zombies)

Lego figurine of zombie office worker - Public domain from https://www.flickr.com/photos/pasukaru76/5369527462/ Boolean search expressions are magical formulas compatible with most databases in which keywords are combined with Boolean operators to create super effective searches.

Zombies are terrifying former humans that want to eat your brain and/or transform you into a zombie (their exact motivations are unclear).

ZomBool is a 'choose-your-own-path' video game created by a Dal librarian to help you learn how to survive the zombie apocalypse (maybe) with the help of search strategies and Boolean operators (PC or Mac).