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What's in this Guide
This guide is designed to help you with your research project. It contains information on finding books and scholarly articles. It gives information on different types of searches and offers suggestions for keeping track of your resources. Professional resources from NC WiseOwl are linked. In addition, links are provided to library and Writing Center services that will help you locate resources and get help with writing.
How to Read a Scholarly Article
The following PDF gives a quick breakdown on how to read a scholarly article to access if it might be useful for your research.
How To Read a Scholarly Article
How to Use Google Scholar
You can preform a Google Scholar search directly from this LibGuide. Feel free to check out the Google Scholar Handout for additional information on making the most of a Google Scholar search.
How to Use Boolean Operators
Prince George Community College offers great tips on how to use boolean operators, in this infographic. The full LibGide can be found at this link (link opens in a new window).
MIT has some great info on truncation and wildcards: Truncation and Wildcards (link opens in a new window)