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First Year Seminars: FYS 179-2 Science Fact / Fiction

Class 9/21

The Research Process

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Focus - Finding Background Information

Scholarly Encyclopedias

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Develop - Finding Sources

Books and Scholarly Journal Articles

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Scholarly Journal Articles

Developing - Searching Open Access Resources

Borrowing Materials from Another Library

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If the library doesn't have an item you want, you can request to borrow a copy from another library via our interlibrary loan service.

Articles (PDF) usually arrive within 24 hours. Books may take 4-7 days. A book chapter (PDF) may arrive in 1-2 days.

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For books and book chapters, search Muscat Plus. If you don't see what you want, click "search other libraries" and then submit your request with the "request from other libraries" link on the results page. Or, you can use the interlibrary loan form at the top of Muscat Plus.

Citing in APA Style

General Citation Guide


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Zotero collects al your research in a single, searchable interface. You can add PDFs, images, audio and video files, snapshots of web pages, and really anything else. Zotero automatically indexes the full-text content of your library, enabling you to find exactly what you're looking for wth just a few keystrokes.