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INT 242: Interpreter Mindset: Research Guide

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Here is a selection of databases at WOU with How-to guides on our most used interfaces: Ebsco, Google Scholar, and JSTOR


How to find Peer Reviewed Articles in EBSCO 

  has more than 2 million scholarly articles, book chapters, and dissertations in psychology and related disciplines. You will be using PsycINFO as your primary source to find the articles you need to complete your assignments this term.

.Education Full Text--Including ERIC has articles covering adult education, continuing education, literacy standards, multicultural/ethnic education, secondary education, teaching methods and more. 

Business Source Premier Includes industry and country profiles, as well as company SWOT reports produced by Data monitor and other respected companies. Find articles published in business-oriented academic and trade journals, magazines and newspapers


How to find articles in Google Scholar 


Google Scholar Google Scholar enables you to search specifically for academic research including journal articles, books, technical reports, conference proceedings, and other scholarly material. Use to find articles from a reference page and cited by articles. Note: This link to Google Scholar also includes Findit@WOU options for articles not freely available in Google Scholar. 


How to Find Articles in JSTOR 


JSTOR Arts & SciencesProvides online full-text access to the archives of more than 1300 scholarly journals, some of which date from the 19th century. JSTOR does not include recently published articles. Due to publisher restrictions, there is a gap, typically from 1 to 5 years, between the most recently published journal issue and the issues available in JSTOR. 


WOU Library Catalog: has books, ebooks, videos, and more available at WOU and other academic libraries in the Pacific Northwest.   

                            How to Find Books, Ebooks, and More From Library Catalog 


Noodle Tools - a cloud based software to help with your citations. Free for WOU students 

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