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Using a database that fits your topic will help improve the quality of your research.
Use the Research Guides by subject, or choose your AWD course from the "Find Your Course" menu to get some suggestions on databases for your topic. If you would like additional help in selecting a database, please contact us!
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What are the differences between scholarly, trade and popular periodicals?
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In order to search a database, you first need to know what you want to search for! Here are some a few ways that can help you focus your search. Write a sentence or two that describes your topic.
Academic research requires skills beyond those needed for everyday searching. To conduct research for academic purposes, you will need to:
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Additional; research tutorials are accessible on the library's Research Tutorial Guide.
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