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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.

Salinas | Happiness
APA In-Text Citations | Purdue OWL & APA Citation Machine
MLA In-Text CitationsPurdue OWL & MLA Citation Machine
Research Challenge Worksheet | Research Challenge help
Annotated Bibliography Template | What Goes in My Annotated Bibliography?


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

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


Tips: They Say/I Say templates | Different Perspectives

Advanced Google

How can I search smarter in Google?
Try limiting your search by date or domain (site:.edu or site:.gov) to get a more targeted search. See the video below for more tips or check out this cheat sheet

 

Local News Sources


Click on individual links below, or search them all at once by using the search bar.

Journal Articles

Summary sheet on searching library databases

  • How do I search EBSCOhost Research Databases?

     
  • How do I search ProQuest Honolulu Newspapers?

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