Are databases asking you for a password?
Are you off-campus?
The Library now uses OpenAthens as a proxy server!
Be sure to use a library provided link to the database you wish to use. You should be prompted for your Juniata username and password. After entering those you will be authenticated as a Juniata user for the remainder of your browser session.
For more details see the Off Campus Access guide.
Primary Sources are: "Materials produced by people or groups directly involved in the event or topic under consideration, either as participants or as witnesses." - Mary Lynn Rampolla. A Pocket Guide to Writing in History (Boston, MA: Bedford/St. Martins, 2010), 6-7.
Keywords are just as useful searching databases as they were in the Library Catalog. Databases tend to have much more content than the catalog, so search terms can be combined to find more precise resources.
Tips that work for most Databases.
EXAMPLE: war* = war, wars, warring, warlord, etc.
EXAMPLE: wom?n = woman, women