Hello! I'm happy to be serving as your personal librarian for this course!
I can help you pick a topic, find articles, or answer any other question!
I share office hours with an awesome team of librarians, so if you'd like some one-on-one help, we're here for you! Click here to book an appointment or let me know a time that works for you.
Rebecca Gagne | email@example.com | 401-598-5113
Which library databases should you use?
How to Start a Search:
Step 1: Think about your research topic/question
Step 2: Extract the main keywords/concepts
Step 3: Input each of the words into the search lines. Click 'Search'!
Bonus Step: Select search limiters (left side of screen)
Your search page will look similar to this! ....
The JWU library has two style guides:
However, if you need more in depth guidance on formatting go to the Purdue OWL.
Need to talk to someone and seek guidance in real time?
If you use the library's databases for your research, you can copy and paste pre-generated citations - look out for the option as it may appear differently in each interface but is generally represented by an icon of quotation marks.
Whether you're just getting started or need final editing advice, writing tutors are kind and trained to help you at any stage of the writing process. Visit the Academic Success Center website for more information.
Top Tips for Working with the Academic Success Center:
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.