Database access requires login off campus with your 14-digit barcode number printed on front of your ID card.
You can also obtain your barcode number from your PAWS account: Go to Self-Service, click on Student Center, and scroll down to Other Areas to obtain your library barcode information.
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A lot of your research in ENGL 308 will come from the library databases. On this page below, you'll find:
Forty of the 90 FSU Library research databases share the blue-green screen on the EBSCOhost platform. Those include the most important databases for the Social Sciences and Nursing.
Basic EBSCO database searching lets you search for items using your single keyword, but with options like limiters for full-text, academic journal articles, number of pages, date ranges, etc. This video shows you how it works: