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Research Methods in HPER (22-636)

What's in this guide?

Find articles

  • Recommended databases for finding articles


  • What is peer-review?
  • How to verify an article is from a peer-reviewed journal

Thesis examples

  • Theses completed by former graduate students at Northwest Missouri State University

Literature review

  • What to include in a review of literature section 


  • Sources for statistics, demographics

APA Style examples

  • Examples of APA Style references and in text citations

Ask a Librarian

  • Ask for research help at the Library Services Desk, using chat, email, phone
  • Email any one of the librarians for a research appointment tailored to your paper/project; can be conducted online for distance students
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