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This guide hopes to cover the following objectives. Click on each tab to find relevant information.
- Search subject specific databases to identify journal articles on a topic.
- Request materials not owned by the library using Interlibrary Loan when warranted.
- Critically evaluate internet sources.
- Strategically select from a variety of source types to support an argument or outline a topic in a long research paper or other assignment.
- Cite sources using a citation style appropriate for the discipline if one exists.
- Recognize and understand what comprises of plagiarism
For students: Library instruction evaluation survey
This guide is created primarily for the students in Dr. Forte's SOWK 416/616 Research I course.
You will also need to search multiple databases to write a comprehensive research paper.