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Research Starter Guide: Research Starter Guide

Finding and Narrowing Your Topic

The following two resources can help you decide on an interesting topic, and help you narrow down that topic into something researchable

Gale Virtual Reference Library      Tutorial

Opposing Viewpoints in Context (GALE)      Tutorial

Finding Articles

This database is a general database that will help you find scholarly research on your research topic

Academic Search Premier (EBSCO)

Finding Books

This link will redirect you to the library webpage where you can search by database, source type (like books or articles), or even just do a general search in the main search bar

Library Search for Books and More

Citing Your Sources

This will take you to another libguide where you will find information on citing sources in a variety of different formats

Style Manuals and Bibliography Generators

Y Search and Tour

The Research and Writing Center

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Location and Hours:

  • Mon: 9am-6pm    
  • Tues: 9am-9pm     
  • Wed: 9am-9pm     
  • Thurs: 9am-9pm     
  • Fri: 9am-6pm

3322 HBLL - by the Circulation Desk

The RWC focuses on helping students become more confident in their research and writing. 

Walk-ins Welcome!

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