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Assignment | Persuasive Play Paper (Ferguson & Gatlin): Research

TECA 1354 | Profs. Gatlin, Ferguson (Fall 2022)

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Consider which disciplines apply to your specific topic when choosing your databases.

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Source Types

Information types: scholarly (expert authors, deep dive into subject material); trade (expert but more casual/informative); news (up to date, but not expert authors or especially analytical); reference sources are good for summaries but not for citing.

Our databases contain a little of everything!  What kind of source gives you what type of information?

Click the image to view full-size. It's rather oversimplified, honestly, but it'll give you a framework to start with.

Accessing the Databases

Access online library materials through the library databases!

To access the databases locked icon (same icon that displays by the LSC-limited access resources) from off-campus, you will be prompted to enter your 14-digit library barcode or your LSC email/password.

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