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WRIT 1380 (Spring 2016): RESEARCH
STEPS

A research guide for Kelly King-O'Brien's section of WRIT 1380.

Research Steps: Overview

In the class we will cover:

Reference Sources for Background Material
Find topic summaries, key concepts, terminology and reference lists

Finding Books
Find items held at Cornell (books, journal holdings, etc.)

Finding Articles
Find articles, news sources, essays, and book chapters

Requesting items not available at Cornell
BorrowDirect (for books) and Interlibrary Loan

Evaluating your sources
Some tips on how to evaluate the sources you've found

Citing your sources
Citation style guides: preparing your bibliography

Getting Help
Ask a Librarian!

Reference Help

Michael Engle
106 Olin Library
(607) 255-1884
moe1@cornell.edu
Cornell University Library

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Reference; Anglo-American News

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