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Interdisciplinary Thinking - Leff/Morford: General research tips

This guide is for use of students in the Spring 2017 Interdisciplinary Thinking class.

Narrowing Your Search to a Particular Library (in this case, Uni)

Here is how to find books at Uni using the UIUC Online Catalog.

1. First do a search in the UIUC Online Catalog.

2. Once you have your search results, use the sidebar on the right side to limit your search results by LOCATION.

Narrow your search.

3. Write down the call number and search the stacks at Uni for your book!

Finding Books Online

Online News Sources

Creating Citations

Noodle Tools

Create citations in APA, MLA or Chicago Style using a step-by-step process.

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Google Scholar

This service is Google's method of searching the invisible web. To see the full text of many of these sources, you need to be "authenticated" as a legitimate UIUC user. Do so by searching for the source title on the A-Z list of electronic journals and newspapers. Also try the advanced search.