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Atla Research Tools

The following videos cover best practices to improve your searches when using the Atla Religion Database with AtlaSerials. While the videos give information specific to using Atla's Research Tools, these tips and techniques can be applied to all searches in the EBSCOhost discovery platform and most other database systems.

Atla Research Tutorials

Three Methods to Search for Biblical Scripture Citations

This video covers three different ways to search for scripture citations in the Bible, using Atla's Scripture Search function, Bible Citation Index, and the Scripture Citation search field.

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Maximizing Your Search: Filtering and Refining

This video covers how to narrow down search results using the EBSCOhost platform’s filtering and refining tools, including by language, subject, and peer-review status, in order to get the most relevant possible results.

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Maximizing  Your Search: Using Boolean AND Connectors, Truncating Search Terms and Other Advanced Search Topics

This video covers how to search for more complex topics on the EBSCOhost Platform by using the Boolean AND Connector tool to select multiple criteria and how to use truncation to broaden your search.

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Organizing Your Search

This video covers how to use the EBSCOhost Platform’s Citation tool to format the citation information of an article from your search results, and how to use the Export tool whenever you have a large number of citations to use or are using Bibliographic Management Software.

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