Databases & Articles > Search Strategies
Links to most frequently used databases available from UMBC; primary vs. secondary sources; identifying scholarly journals +
Effective search strategies for finding information in databases and the Internet. Selecting keywords, boolean operators, phrase searching, and truncation
What is Google Scholar? Tips on search. Plus searching Advanced Google searching.
Guidelines for evaluating, journal articles, websites, and research reports
Step-by-step process for constructing a research paper, conducting a literature review, and an annotated bibliography.
Centers, programs and guidelines for completing research papers; also guides for citing sources (APA, Chicago, MLA)