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WR 308 (Neary) - Fall 2018

Advanced Research Writing

Session Goals

After Session 1:

You will be able to . . .

  • Navigate the library's resources and tools.
  • Select appropriate search systems for your topic and/or assignment.
  • Evaluate sources and their information by examining their purpose, authority, currency, objectivity, coverage, accuracy, and relevance.
  • Use OneSearch and individual databases to find relevant sources.

After Session 2:

You will be able to . . .

  • Generate appropriate terms to use in your searches.
  • Utilize appropriate terms to locate relevant articles for your project
  • Be able to identify one subject specific database that will useful for your topic.


Research Help

The purpose of this guide is to help you become efficient and effective researchers and to introduce you to library research tools. Please do not hesitate to contact us for assistance!

  • Library FAQ's (search our FAQ knowledge base and/or email your question)
  • Ask a Librarian (available 24/7; staffed by a CU Librarian M-Th from 9:00 am to 6:00 pm Friday 12-4 pm)
  • Visit us at the reference desk or call M-Th from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm and Friday 12-4 pm: 503.493.6462
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