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Research Guides

WRIT 179: Building a Better World

Prof. Lukas Moe, Fall 2023

Databases

Databases can contain a combination of full text articles (ready to read online) and/or citation information about articles, book chapters, books, or other resources.

 

Evaluating your results

When searching, skimming items you come across in your results can be a key way to evaluate whether they will be a useful source for your writing. See UNC Chapel Hill's guide to skimming for tips.

Disciplinary Databases

Find Books - Search the Library Catalog

Catalog Search Tips

Try a keyword search. Once you find a book that is relevant to your topic, use the subject headings of that book to help you find "more like this".

Keyword search:

Subject headings:

  • Look for the suffix America or United States to limit your search to the United States

 

Not finding enough, or an item checked out? Search WorldCat and request a copy.