Last Updated: Aug 29, 2016
Use this course guide to help build sources for your research project
If at any time you feel confused or frustrated, please ask for help!
1. Have you chosen a topic related to your assignment?
2. Need help forming search terms? Try:
- Writing a sentence about your topic
- Pull out important words
- Think of other key terms outside of the sentence
- Talk to other people about it - do you know someone who works in the field?
- Use database features to focus your research question
Back volumes for 880 journals from volume 1, issue 1, but not the most current 2-5 years. About 20 titles have coverage through the most recent issue, and about 5 have current but not historical coverage. General subject areas include art & architecture, Asian studies, botany, ecology, economics, education, finance, history, language & literature, mathematics, music, philosophy, political science, population studies, sociology and statistics.
- Academic Search Complete
Multi-disciplinary academic resource. Covers social sciences, humanities, education, computer sciences, engineering, language, arts, literature, and medicine. Includes scholarly full-text articles from over 7,300 sources, with an additional 1,000 full-text sources. Indexes more than 10,000 periodicals
- Google Scholar
Google scholar is a specialized Google service that searches the web for material that MAY be scholarly. Using the special link above and signing in with your WTAMU ID provides free access to full-text of items located in WTAMU's proprietary databases.
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