In TESOL 6299, you will be(gin) working on the research paper required for graduation. In order to create scholarship, a scholar must enter into conversation with the experts that came before them. This requires being able to locate, consume, and make meaning of information. This guide will help guide your process in locating effective resources and using them ethically.
Databases allow you to search lots of content at once. Unfortunately, each database contains different published content depending on its scope.
Contrary to what Google would have you believe, most information is not free. Rod Library pays a lot of money for the resources you access through our databases, unfortunately, budgets never go as far as we wish they would. If we do not have access to the material you need, our Interlibrary Loan staff will try to get it for you.
In addition to filling out the form, many of our databases include a yellow "Find It" button.
This button will sometimes open the article's full-text from another product to which we subscribe. However, if we do not have full-text access, it will take you to a library catalog (OneSearch) screen where you can "Request from ILLiad."
NOTE: You must sign in to your Rod Library account using your CatID to see this option in the library catalog.
There are some things I love about Google Scholar, but like most things, there are downsides.
When you use it, use it with your eyes wide open and always do three things: