This research guide will assist students in finding sources for the term paper in Anthony Koprowski's MT 221 class. If you have any questions, please contact a librarian using the chat in the bottom right of this guide or via email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Look at your assignment topic and pull out keywords to use in library databases such as:
Test out your keyword searches. Try different approaches. You might find company names or materials you can search for. You will probably have to find many different articles to piece together all of the information needed your research paper.
Limit your search by Source Type to Academic Journals and Trade Publications using the filter in the left sidebar.
If you do not find enough articles available through Delta, try removing the Delta Library Resources filter by unchecking the box in the left sidebar, shown in the image below. This should expand your search and you can order full-text articles through interlibrary loan. Articles will be delivered to your email, usually within a week.
If you have spent more than a few hours researching your topic and are getting frustrated, ask for help! Librarians are available via email, chat or in person!
This assignment requires you to use scholarly articles as sources. Use the following criteria to help identify scholarly articles.
Features of a Scholarly Article: