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TIAS 503 Evidence & Action - Ochoa Camacho: Literature Searching

This guide offers the best starting points for assignments in TIAS 503 Evidence & Action

UW Libraries Search w/Tips

 

Advanced Search

Tips for Searching:

Once you've run a search, use the "Refine My Results" options on the left side of the page.  It's a quick way to drill down to the most useful results without paging through a lot of items you're not really interested inOptions often include:

  • Resource type (examples: book, article)
  • Library (example: UW Tacoma)
  • Creation date
  • Language
  • Topic
  • Classification LCC (Library of Congress call numbers)

Recommended Scholarly Databases

Google Scholar

Google Scholar

Google Scholar searches across many disciplines and sources: articles, theses, books, abstracts and court opinions, from academic publishers, professional societies, online repositories, universities and other web sites.

How to access UW Restricted materials in Google Scholar: Before you begin searching in Google Scholar, make sure to install the UW Libraries Proxy Bookmarklet The bookmarklet lets you log into the proxy without having to browse from the UW Libraries website.  More information can be found this webpage: