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HSERV 268 - Research Methods : Prof. Spencer: Find Research Articles

This guide will help students in Prof. Spencers Research Methods class with the Literature Review assignment

Recommended Databases

Use the tips under the Portfolio Project tab to develop a list of keywords to search. Do not type in whole sentences.

If you are off campus, you will need to log-in using your MyWCC username and password.

How to Save and Share Articles from the Databases

Database Search Help

WCC Library subscribes to a wide range of databases. You must be a current student, staff, or faculty member to use these databases. (See the Work Off-Campus tab above.)  You may view a complete listing of the library's databases or click on the links on the left to search databases that are recommended for your Term Project. 

Remember to apply the Search Strategies outlined under the Search Strategy tab. Do not type in whole sentences.

Enter your keywords in the search boxes. Before running your search, set your limiters using the limiter boxes below (use the dropdowns under this tab to see how to set your search parameters, view your results and save and send just the abstract or the entire article.)

This assignment requires original research articles. Check the Peer Reviewed/Scholarly/Academic article box under Limit your results, along with the Full-Text box.

EBSCO Peer Reviewed check box under Limit your results


Some databases, such as SocIndex, may include Limiters that allow you to select specific Document Type(s), such as Case Study

SocIndex document type limiter for Case Studies

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