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Writing 100 (Deboard): Welcome

Advanced Writing

Today's Goals

You will be able to

  • select appropriate databases for your research question.
  • translate a research question into an effective search strategy.
  • use basic and advanced search techniques to create and revise searches.
  • obtain information to create citations in various citation styles.

Stages of the Research Process

stages of research process

Accessing Full-Text

When looking at articles in a database, full-text may be immediately available via a PDF or HTML page. If not, use the UCeLinks button. 

Here's an example of an article you would need to use UC-eLinks to get the full text:

Improving Underperforming Schools

If UC-eLinks doesn't give you any options to read the full-text online, you can Interlibrary Loan (ILL) the item using your UCMnetID. Here's an example of an article you would need to ILL:

Human Services Professionals' Awareness of Human Trafficking

Access Library Resources from Off Campus

The VPN allows you to connect to the library's online articles and eBooks from off campus.

Visit library.ucmerced.edu/use/technology/vpn to download the VPN.

VPN

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Library Instructor

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Elizabeth Salmon
Contact:
KL 275
Library Office Suite
209.631.6954
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