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WRD 204: Looking for Research Articles (Tutorials)

Introduction to Technical Writing. Fall 2016.

Using Databases to Find Articles

Here are some short videos on searching databases using key words to find research articles.  Developing a good search strategy will help you narrow in on the best articles.  The tips in these videos will help you focus your research and give you solid scholarly articles to use in your paper.

Selecting Search Terms

Interlibrary Loan - ILLIAD

Sometimes the best articles or books aren't available on campus.  However, don't despair!  You can easily request copies or items be obtained from other libraries here in Kentucky or other states.  Setting up an interlibrary loan account insures that you can easily do this when you find items we do not own.  Please note that you might want to use a browser other than Chrome as we are having some issues using it with this process. Here is a short video on how to set up an account. 

Searching with Keywords

Tips for Searching Article Databases

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