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English 102: College Writing and Research: EBSCO and More

Library research module for English 102. Includes Information Literacy Tutorial.

Recommended Databases for Finding Scholarly Articles

How could you use this source?

Google Scholar

Off campus? Set Google Scholar to link to Get it! at UWM:

From the Google Scholar home page, click on the "Settings" gear on the top of the page.

  1. Select “Library Links” from the left column
  2. Search for “University of Wisconsin Milwaukee” and check the "UWM" box that appears
  3. Save!

When you find a good article, click on the "Get IT! (UWM Libraries)" link - not the title 

To show links to import into RefWorks:

From the Google Scholar home page, click on the "Settings" gear on the top of the page.

  1. Select "Search Results" from the left column
  2. Select "Show links to import citations into" radio button and select RefWorks
  3. Save!

When you find a good article, save the citation by selecting "Import Into RefWorks"

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Scholarly vs. Popular

This short video provides you with some tips on the differences between scholarly and popular sources. Created by Wayne State Library.

Background, Exhibit, Argument, Method Explained