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Research 101: Finding Research Sources

UNDERSTANDING DIFFERENT KINDS OF SOURCES

What kinds of sources should I use?I need to understand where to search. Also, what is a database?I am supposed to use print or non-internet sources

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EVALUATING SOURCES

How can I tell how relevant each item is to my research?

TROUBLESHOOTING

library does not have item I wantwebsite is asking me to pay for article

my searches are not helping me find what I wantthese do not describe my need

I ALREADY KNOW THE KIND OF SOURCE I WANT

I want to find background (or "reference") articlesI want to find book, articles, or videos I only want peer reviewed articles I want hot tips for using Google like a pro I want to find primary sourcesI want to find professional/trade journal articlesI want to find only newspaper articles

What is OneSearch?

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