Four Popular/Credible Sources are required for the Formal Report. Examples: books, magazine articles, newspaper articles, credible websites, interviews, documentaries, and news clips.
You may only use CREDIBLE websites for this class. Watch this 2-minute video on Web Evaluation:
Not sure if a website is credible? Email your librarian (firstname.lastname@example.org) for help!
Not all web resources are created equal! Only .gov and .edu domains are regulated - which means not just anyone can get one. How do you just get results from these sites? Try a Google Site Search!
Go to http://www.google.com. Type in your search term(s) followed by site:.gov like this:
You can also do this from Google's Advanced Search (http://www.google.com/advanced_search)
To find books, search OneSearch. Click ADVANCED SEARCH, Type in your broad keywords, then choose Books as your Material Type:
The EC Library has THOUSANDS of eBooks that you can access from off-campus. They are up-to-date, easy to use, and great resources for your Formal Report. Just click the Full Text Online link from your results list to see Electronic Books:
Find books on your topic like these:
In addition to finding articles on the web, you have access to thousands of publications through the library databases.
You can search for popular/credible articles in ProQuest. Try your keywords with the Full Text box checked. Then scroll down to Source Type and choose Magazines and/or Newspapers:
Need help? Email Haley (email@example.com)