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Research: ENG 100 General Research: Finding, Evaluating, and Citing Sources

Finding & Evaluating Information

At the end of this library workshop, you'd be able to:

  1. Find magazine/journal articles, books and websites on your topic.
  2. Evaluate and provide a summary of a source.

Research Challenge Worksheet | Research Challenge help
 What Goes in My Annotated Bibliography? | Sample Annotated Bibliography

Google and Google Scholar: What is GMO? Which of these sources are more suitable for citing in college papers:

         Website 1 | Website 2 | Article 1 | Article 2
         Avoid | Avoid | Avoid | Avoid | Avoid | Avoid


Local News Sources

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Find Journal Articles

For a topic overview, try:

  Logo and link to Issues and Controversies Browse Topics or search Issues & Controversies
 Use Statista to find graphs and reports from government and industry reports.
Logo and link to ProQuest Use ProQuest to find Honolulu newspaper articles.


ScienceDirect   Use ScienceDirect to find peer-reviewed journal articles.
EBSCO Academic Search Premier   Use EBSCO Research Databases to find journals, magazines & newspapers.


Google Scholar   Fulltext is only available if there is a link on the right side.


Find Books

Use ebrary or EBSCO eBook Collection to find ebooks.
Need help finding ebooks?

Use Hawai'i Voyager to find books.
Need help finding books at KCC other UH  Libraries?

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