Rule #1 of using Google Scholar to do research for your class assignments: never pay for an article. Rule #2 of using Google Scholar to do research for your class assignments: never, ever pay for an article! In many cases, links to full text scholarly articles (like the kind that Google Scholar finds) are through subscription sources. [more…]
What is Primo? Primo is the new library search tool used to find items in Hamersly Library and our partner Summit libraries, as well as some articles and other electronic resources. Primo scopes allow you to define where your search is performed. You can select a scope in the drop-down menu right of the search box, or by [more…]
ProQuest Statistical Insight provides data from agencies of the federal government, major international intergovernmental organizations, professional and trade organizations, commercial publishers, independent research organizations, state government agencies, and universities. It’s a single search across many authoritative sources.
Looking for better ways to manage your research? Join librarian Shirley Lincicum for a guided tour of Mendeley! It’s like iTunes meets Facebook for academic research. Two sessions! Attend the one that is most convenient for you: Wednesday, Oct. 24th 12:15 to 12:45 pm in HL 108 Thursday, Oct. 25th 11:45 to 12:15 pm in [more…]
Here’s what you can do with the My Library account through the library catalog: Review what you have currently checked out, including due dates. This includes Summit and Interlibrary Loan items in your possession as well as Hamersly-owned items. Renew items of Hamersly-owned items (when renewal is allowable) and see the new due dates. Place [more…]
Our Citation Guide helps you with APA style MLA style Chicago/Turabian style & links to the American Anthropological Association style guide Tutorials Incorporating Sources into Your Research Paper: Learn to structure, analyze and use sources to support an argument in your research paper in this tutorial. 6 minutes. Why You Need to Cite Sources: Learn [more…]
NoodleBib is an online tool that helps you collect citation information, keep track of your sources, take online note attached to appropriate sources, and, when you are ready, generate a polished references list or bibliography in APA, MLA, or Chicago/Turabian styles. Keep a separate folder for each project. You must create an individual account (free) [more…]
Are you taking a HPE class? Good places to look for research articles are in SPORTDiscus, Physical Education Index, and Education Full Text (including ERIC). Or here is a complete list of our Health Education databases, with descriptions of their specialty areas.
If a professor has ever referred to primary sources or required you to use secondary sources in your paper, perhaps you weren’t sure what that meant. This 6-min. tutorial will help you distinguish between them and use them appropriately in your research. No Flash plugin installed.
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