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C.R.A.P. Research

Searching tips

Keyword searching using main library search bar

  • Enter your keyword search (with Boolean operators) into the main library search bar.


  • On the left side of the results page, select "Available in Library Collection" to limit results to full-text (and or peer reviewed) articles, books, ebooks, films, etc.


EBSCOhost Databases

  • Limit results to peer-reviewed and/or full-text in specific EBSCOhost databases (like Academic Search Complete, EBSCOhost Ebook collection, etc.) by selecting "Full Text" and/or "Peer-reviewed" before performing your search


Gale: Opposing View Points

  • Limit results to full-text, peer-reviewed, as well as by source type by using the top and right filter options on results page.




Sources to Avoid

  • Wikipedia
  • Encyclopedias
  • Webster's Dictionary
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