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WR 122: College Writing II: Research Guide

RESEARCH CONCEPTS 

Download Worksheet and complete using the presentation below. Make sure to save worksheet both while your working to complete it and when your are done so you don't lose your answers. You can print after completing for a reference research handout. 

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SELECTED RESOURCES 

JSTOR Arts & Sciences: Provides 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. 

How to Search JSTOR 

 

Academic Search Premier (EBSCO): Academic Search Premier is a multi-disciplinary database that provides citations and full-text for articles published in nearly 4,500 journals, including more than 3,700 peer-reviewed titles.

How to Search EBSCO Databases  

 

Google ScholarGoogle Scholar enables you to search specifically for academic research including journal articles, books, technical reports, conference proceedings, and other scholarly material. Using the library links ensures that you don't have to pay for articles as a WOU student. Just use the "Find it @ WOU" link located to the right of or below the article (you need to use the expand arrows to see it when it is below the article).

How to Search Google Scholar 

 

SUBJECT GUIDES 

WOU LIBRARY SUBJECT GUIDES 
WOU library subject guides provide you with databases suggestions and other resources related to a specific subject area. You can also find the contact information for the subject librarian to get additional assistance.   

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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