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CMAT 297 Egan: Welcome

Session Goals

Search the catalog (Quick Search) to identify books and other materials owned by the library; find a book on the shelf using its LC call number.

Search multidisciplinary databases to find full text articles on a topic; use Find It links to find full text of articles.

Assignment and research approach

Research Team Project = 35 Points

1. Explore topic basics (websites with a critical eye for quality)
2. Depth & Breadth (library catalog: books from university or college presses)
3. Specific scholarly "conversations" (library databases: peer-reviewed journal articles)
4. Support your argument (source citation)
5. Drafts & revisions (peer review, research librarians, Writing Center, etc.)

Manage & Organize

‚ÄčProQuest RefWorks - Source citation tool

Please sign into your RefWorks account. Keep RefWorks open in a tab at the top of your web browser.

RefWorks Guide - This guide can help you learn basic and advanced uses of the RefWorks tool.