Category Archives: tips for research

T3: EBSCOhost Mobile App

Do you use any EBSCOhost databases, like Academic Search Complete, PsycINFO, or Communication & Mass Media Complete, on a regular basis on your phone or tablet? If you ever access EBSCOhost databases from your mobile device, you can download an … Continue reading

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T3: DOIs and APA Citation Style

Today’s tech tip addresses advances in scholarly communication technology and co-evolving citation styles. As scholarly publishers create new, increasingly flexible methods for organizing and tracking born-digital documents, citation styles reflect these changes. Digital Object Identifiers (DOIs) provide a way to … Continue reading

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Summer Citation Fun!

For many students, faculty, and staff, summer is the time to work on research or organizational projects that fell by the wayside during the rush of the academic year. Is finally deciding to improve the way you manage your research … Continue reading

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Dissertation database free for February 2013

If you join the free ProQuest Discover More Corps you can access the ProQuest Dissertations & Theses database until February 28. While you can search for many dissertations and master’s theses in the database, the full text is not always … Continue reading

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Featured Resource: Zotero

Is your computer desktop full of downloaded PDFs? Is your desk covered in cryptic Post-its containing half-formed citation information? Have you finished writing your paper only to spend hours late at night compiling and formatting your bibliography? Zotero can help! … Continue reading

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Study Tips

Good luck on your exams! Here are some college study tips for students from CollegeTips.com: Create Mnemonics Mnemonics are devices that can help you memorize formulas, key concepts, definitions, etc. A really basic example of a mnemonic is “Please excuse … Continue reading

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Native American Genealogy

Karen Weston, the University Archivist, will be presenting on Native American genealogy, focusing on Wisconsin tribes, on Monday, March 5th, 2012 at 5:30 pm. Continue reading

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Concealed carry research

Would you like to know more about concealed carry, given recent Wisconsin legislation? Wisconsin’s Attorney General has posted a “Questions and Answers” document, which provides a link to 2011 Wisconsin Act 35. The Legislative Reference Bureau has issued “Concealed carry,” … Continue reading

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Looking for “The Egg and the Sperm” article?

Are you struggling to find an article by Emily Martin called “The Egg and the Sperm: How Science has Constructed a Romance Based on Stereotypical Male-Female Roles?” It’s in Signs (vol. 16: no. 3, 1991). You’re not alone! Several students … Continue reading

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Welcome to UWW & Andersen Library!

Welcome to UWW and Andersen Library! I hope you’re excited to be here. After four college degrees (at four separate schools) and over 20 years at UWW, I still greet each new academic year with excitement and anticipation.  My colleagues … Continue reading

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