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First Year Seminars: FYS 186-2 Food, Identity, and Conflict

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Finding Articles

When choosing which database to use, keep in mind the multidisciplinary nature of your topic, and select databases accordingly. You may want to visit other discipline specific research guides for database recommendations... or talk with a librarian!

Citing Sources

cite it! written on lined 3 by 5 notecardYour professor is asking you to use Turabian's Author/Date style for your in-text citations and bibliography. *NOTE: This is different from the Notes/Bibliography style.

If you're not sure how to cite something properly, just stop by the Research Help Desk on the main floor, ask via online chat, or send an email to It can get confusing; we're happy to help!

Research 101 Workshops

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30-minute sessions that cover research basics, not connected with a specific course. Come to as many as you like! 

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Sessions include:

  • Getting Started with Your Research Assignment (10/3)
  • How to Read a Scholarly Article (10/12)
  • Citation & Paraphrasing (10/20)
  • Organize Your Research Process (10/25)
  • Search Like a Pro (11/3)
  • Working with Zotero (11/9)
  • Working with RefWorks (11/14)