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Having Trouble Accessing Articles? Read This!

Scholarly journal articles are some of the most-used resources students seek when conducting research and writing papers. With more than 60,000 electronic journals and nearly 12,000 print serials subscriptions across campus, these resources are abundant, current, reliable sources that are … Continue reading

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Researching Religion at IU

For better or worse, religion is a fundamental component of nearly all world civilizations, large or small. Studying a culture’s religious practices, beliefs, and institutions can be contextually informative about the society as a whole. Below are some tools that … Continue reading

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That Journal

Now is the time of the semester when we students really start digging into our workload. This means locating assigned readings and doing our own research, often in journals since journals contain the latest and juiciest happenings in their respective … Continue reading

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Journal Alerts from EBSCO

Are you a total blog-head? (The evidence certainly suggests so.) Do you stay connected to blogs and other resources through RSS feeds? You may be thrilled to learn about journal alerts! Journal alerts are RSS feeds generated by EBSCO about … Continue reading

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March Madness?

What would you say if someone asked you, “Who do you think is going to win March Madness?” Would you stare blankly at the person, or would you immediately answer, “I’ve got Butler winning it all!” Like so many other … Continue reading

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Current Events Information: Beyond Free Online News

If the current unrest in various countries around the world has caught your attention, you should know that the library can meet many requests for information about current news and detailed information about foreign countries. Using news sources such as … Continue reading

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Latin America | In the Headlines, behind the Headlines

Latin America has certainly been in the headlines lately, from the dramatic rescue of Chile’s 33 miners to the Nobel Prize for Literature, awarded to Peru’s Mario Vargas Llosa. The region’s surging economies have also been in the spotlight: the … Continue reading

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How do I Cite??

The world of citing can be scary-do I use MLA? APA? Chicago? What if I am in a science discipline-how do I cite my sources? Citing is also one of the most important components of research in the academic world, … Continue reading

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Celebrate Black History Month: Check Out These Materials!

February is Black History Month: the time we commemorate important events and members of the African Diaspora and the significant effects that they have had on our society. The library has tons of resources on black history, whether you are … Continue reading

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Locating Book Reviews

Finding book reviews has never been easier. Through the Libraries you have access to numerous resources that will save you considerable time and effort. An excellent starting point for reviews from 1965 to present is Book Review Index Online. You … Continue reading

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