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Multidisciplinary database
that  searches for Articles,
Books, and DVDs

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Google Scholar

Google Scholar

This search will link to full-text of articles Rod Library owns & will work both on- and off-campus.

Useful Sources


Developing a Research Strategy slides (ONLINE course)

To view full-screen, use the icon below with 4 arrows.

The slides are also available for download as a pdf via eLearning (Research and Library Hub module under Course Content).

Anne Marie used these slides in her discussion of Developing your Research Strategy (video in eLearning).

Focused Databases

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Known-article Search

Known-article search

This search will link to full-text journals to which Rod Library subscribes. Search by publication title or use Citation Linker to enter citation information.

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The PICOT acronym can help you format your research question.

P = Problem or Population

I = Intervention

C = Comparison

O = Outcome

T = Time (optional)


Road Map worksheet

This is an OPTIONAL tool that is helpful for some students. It can provide some guidance for developing your draft research question as well as formulating a draft of an annotated bibliography.


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