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This guide will provide information to support your research endeavors for Writing 100.
After this session, you will be able to:
- locate key journals in your field of study.
- identify and use databases, whether multidisciplinary or disciplinary, to locate relevant literature.
- thoughtfully & logically apply search strategies (basic and advanced) to find scholarly and non-scholarly sources.
- reflect and revise search strategies based on search tool, search results, and/or database functionality.
Part I: Highly Cited Journals in Your Field (20 min.)
- Incites JCR
- Indexing (Ulrichs & Journal Finder)
- Web of Science
Part II: Keywords (8 - 10 min)
- completed in Google Spreadsheet
- identify keywords
Part III: Search Strategies (8-10 min)
- review basic search strategies
- poll questions
Part IV: Databases & Searching (20 min)
- getting to databases
- Web of Science demo
- try keywords in a database of choice
Part V: Free Web Search Tips (5 min)
- limit to a domain
Part VI: Research Help & Exit Slip (8-10 min)
- make an appt.
- provide feedback
Instruction & Outreach Librarian
Sara Davidson Squibb
Subjects: African American Studies
, African Studies
, Controversial Topics
, Criminal Justice
, Current Events
, East Asian Studies
, Engineering (Aerospace)
, Engineering (Biological)
, Health Sciences
, Middle Eastern Studies
, Performing Arts
, Science (General)
, Writing Studies