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OhioLINK Library Catalog
A combined catalog of over 7.8 million books and other library materials from many of Ohio's universities, colleges, community colleges, and the State Library of Ohio.
Explore 1000s of downloadable e-books in a variety of subjects, including academic areas, classic literature, fiction, and more.
Electronic Journal Finder
Use the Electronic Journal Finder to determine whether a particular journal (and article) is available online.
Electronic Journal Center (EJC) (OhioLINK)
Contains full text articles from more than 10,000 academic journals from top scholarly publishers, academic societies, and university presses. The EJC covers a wide range of disciplines and contains just published scientific research as well as historical journal articles.
- 6-8 pages
- Works Cited in MLA Format
- variety of resources - must use at least 6
- magazine articles
- journal articles
- websites [maximum of two]
- personal experience or one or more primary resources
To locate ideas for topics, try the Issues and Controveries link below.
Once you've selected a topic, click on the topic tab above (arts & entertainment, etc.) for links to the catalog, article databases and search engines.
Social Issues Researcher (SIRS)
Pros and cons on today’s complex social issues. Includes critical current issues and enduring social issues with full-text articles, multimedia, primary sources, government documents and reference material from over 1,800 national and international sources.
- identify Keywords
- think of synonyms
- connect keywords with and, or, not
- place quotes around "exact phrases"
- use SITE: when searching google
- focus on quality of resources
- read book reviews in the catalog
- use journals
- limit websites to .org, .edu and .gov
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