For this week's discussion you need to find articles on change or strategic change from a field other than Education. To do this you can either choose a database from another field, or use Thoreau, our multi-database search tool.
In the boxes below you'll find information about:
You can access the Library's databases by going to clicking on the Research by Subject box on the Library homepage and selecting a subject area. You can also use the Library's multi-database search tool, Thoreau.
A subject database focuses on one particular subject area, such as business, education, or psychology. To select a subject area and database, follow these steps:
Thoreau is a "discovery tool," which means that it searches for articles, books, videos and other resources from a variety of different subject areas. It does not cover all of the Walden Library's collections, but it does include a very large proportion. It's a good tool when you're looking for information that is cross-disciplinary, or that may be published in journals from multiple subject areas.
Although each database will look a bit different, they all follow the same basic structure and offer many of the same options.
Below are examples of the same search in both a subject database and Thoreau.