Pro-Tip: Each team evaluates ONE of the following sources and adds in comments for share-out on this Google Doc
Scenario: You just developed a research question for your paper. Now you need to find outside sources to support your arguments and further your thinking.
Task: It's time to conduct a search on one of the library's databases! You will need to develop keywords and synonyms.
Was your search successful? What source types are available? What do they look like?
The JWU Writing Lab is open for online appointments.
Whether you're just getting started or need final editing advice, writing coaches are super kind and trained to help you at any stage of the writing process.
Top Tips for Working with the Writing Lab:
For 24/7 free online revision feedback, submit your paper to Smarthinking. Look for the link in jwuLink, under the Academics tab, under Academic Support Services.
Use Academic Search to search for articles on almost any topic. For example, if you're focusing on Texting while Driving use the search box to find scholarly articles using keywords such as "texting" or "cell phones", along with your angle, such as "alcohol".
Click Full Text on the left so you can read articles online.
Click Scholarly (Peer Reviewed) to read academic, peer reviewed articles.
The JWU library has two style guides:
However, if you need more in depth guidance on formatting go to the Purdue OWL.
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