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WR 121: College Writing I: Research Guide

RESEARCH CONCEPTS 

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SELECTED RESOURCES WITH HOW-TO GUIDES

Google (advanced search): Search for information about a topic using the advanced settings of Internet search engine Google.

How to Use Advanced Google Search Strategies 

 

Academic Search Premier: A multi-disciplinary database that provides citations and full-text for articles published in nearly 4,500 journals. Search can be limited to popular magazines and newspapers. 

How to Find Popular Articles in Library Databases 

 

New York Times: An American daily newspaper based in New York City with a worldwide readership.

 How to Get Free Access to the New York Times 

 

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 

Citation Guides

MLA STYLE GUIDE  

APA STYLE GUIDE 

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

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