Archive for July, 2010

Have you found “everything”?

Often when individuals are doing a literature review they wonder how they know it comprehensive. Both the Literature Review Search Plan and being able to answer the questions below, can help. Have you found all the alternative terms that describe you topic? If not, check out Using Controlled Vocabulary Have you searched multiple databases and [...]

Google Scholar and RefWorks

I know that many of you love Google Scholar, so before I even get started on the rest of this post, I want to remind you that Google Scholar should be a supplement to your research, NOT your only source for scholarly articles. That said, if you’re trying to get some ideas of where to [...]

New Criminal Justice Database

The library has added the database ProQuest Criminal Justice Periodicals Index to its holdings. This is a great new resource for all you Public Safety Learners as it covers criminal justice, law enforcement, corrections administration, drug enforcement, rehabilitation, family law, and more. ProQuest CJPI provides access to the full text for more than 100 U.S. [...]

World eBook Fair: Free eBooks for a Month!

There are a few more days of break before Summer Quarter starts on July 12th. Why not do some reading for fun at the World eBook Fair? There are over 3.5 million ebooks that are freely available until August 4th, including classics, popular fiction and academic works. Of course, many of these books will only [...]