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Social Work: SWK 446 Library Assignment

Finding Academic Articles

Lehman Library
Academic Journal? Scholarly Article? Article Database? Confused? Why wouldn't you be?  This presentation will sort out the difference between articles, journals, and databases.
(2:50)

How to Develop Keywords

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University of Houston Libraries
Learn how to develop effective keywords to use in your research

(1:28)

How to Search Using Keywords

University of Houston Libraries
Learn how to go from your paper topic to an effective keyword search
(2:21)

Boolean Operators: How to Connect Keywords in a Search

Lexi Spry, UW-Madison School of Library and Information Studies
(3:02)

Library Assignment Worksheet

Click on one of the Library Worksheets; it is available as a Microsoft Word document and as an Adobe PDF file. 

To open and type in the Microsoft Word document, click on "Enable Editing" at the top of the page or you can print out the blank worksheet and fill it in manually. 
To open the Adobe PDF file, click on the file; print it out and fill it in manually. 

Answer the questions on the worksheet after watching the videos.  Bring a print copy with you to class.