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Category Archives: tips for research
Featured Resource: Citation help
It’s that time of the semester…final projects and papers are looming. And with that, many students stress about getting all the citation details right. After all, no one wants to plagiarize, right? The library can help! If you prefer to … Continue reading
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Trafficking in Persons
The 2017 Trafficking in Persons Report has been issued, and previous reports since 2001 are available online as well. The website states that [T]he Trafficking in Persons (TIP) Report is the U.S. Government’s principal diplomatic tool to engage foreign governments … Continue reading
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New Stuff Tuesday – March 22, 2016
Yoga Anatomy by Leslie Kaminoff & Amy Matthews RA781.7 .K356 2012 New Arrivals, 2nd floor Spring break is the time to give the brain a different kind of cerebral workout than, perhaps, the regular semester grind offers. The New Arrivals … Continue reading
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Dictionaries, Encyclopedias, and Thesauri! Oh, My!
Did you know that the Oxford English dictionary updates four times a year? Yes way! Find out what was added in December 2015 here –http://public.oed.com/the-oed-today/recent-updates-to-the-oed/december-2015-update/new-words-notes-december-2015/ There are many dictionaries, encyclopedias, and thesauri available to you at UW-Whitewater. For a complete list, … Continue reading
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Business Research: Which Source Should I Use?
It’s the start of a new semester, and as you look at your syllabus you might see some assignments that seem like they’ll be a lot of work. Perhaps you’ll have to write a marketing plan or conduct a feasibility … Continue reading
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Treadmill desk at Andersen Library!
UW-Whitewater’s Andersen Library now has a treadmill desk. Find it by the big screen TV on the main library floor! The main objective of a treadmill desk is to give students the ability to both study and stay physically fit … Continue reading
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Finding Business Case Studies
If you’re taking management or marketing classes this semester, you may be interested in finding case studies for various assignments you’re given. Often, students start their search with Harvard Business Review case studies. These case studies are not available in … Continue reading
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Research@UWW – simplifying your research discoveries
Research@UWW is a discovery tool that allows you to search for “everything” — books, articles, and digital items available both locally and from other UW campus libraries — at once. It casts a very broad net, brings back results sorted … Continue reading
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How can I get the full text article??
How do you determine whether you can access the full text of a particular article in a journal, magazine, or newspaper? Use the Journal Holdings list!! On the Library Home page, there are several ways to get into the Journal … Continue reading
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Desperately seeking primary sources?
Are you in the Atlantic History course, or some other course for which you are looking up primary sources for periods like 1400-1800?? There are library guides for courses like Atlantic History that list databases to search for primary sources. … Continue reading