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Writing Center Pilot
Are you ...
- developing a thesis?
- organizing your ideas?
- incorporating evidence?
Visit the Writing Center for an individual, virtual consultation with a peer.
Hours & Location
The Writing Center is located in the Kolligian Library, Room 296. Due to the Coronavirus emergency, the Library building and the Writing Center are physically closed.
Virtual Appointments are available.
Monday - Thursday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Find out more about our online sessions here.
- Appointments can be made at WCOnline.
- Students may schedule up to 60 minutes per day (one 60-minute session or two 30-minute sessions)
- Students may schedule up to 2 appointments per week.
Learning Outcomes for Today's Library Session
By the end of this class you will be able to:
- Manage your research topic
- Discover and develop good search terms
- Find and use relevant databases
Find scientific literature (at least three sources) that show the significance of a health problem.
Why Can't I Just Google It?
Why not just use Google for your research projects?
- Often more time consuming than using library databases
- First few results are from commercial sites or Wikipedia
- Sometimes hard to establish the authority of the site
- You will miss out on the 'good' stuff
, Controversial Topics
, Current Events
, Gardening and Horticulture
, Gender and Women's Studies
, Psychology and Cognitive Science
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