RESEARCH MODULE

APU Library

APU Library LibGuides
http://apu.libguides.com/index.php

Library Resources for Faculty
http://apu.libguides.com/facultyorientation

Research Tips for Faculty (see My Lists/Saved Searches)
http://apu.libguides.com/faculty

Michelle Spomer's great library guide:
http://apu.libguides.com/scriptureresearch

Bible Study Software
http://apu.libguides.com/biblesoftware

Current Events, Opposing Viewpoints, and Controversial Issues
http://apu.libguides.com/opposingviewpoints

Finding Full Text from the ERIC Database
http://apu.libguides.com/ericfulltext

Finding Library Resources by Subject
http://apu.libguides.com/subjectsearching

How To Export Database Records Into EndNote
http://apu.libguides.com/endnote

How to Find Dissertations and Theses
http://apu.libguides.com/dissertations

How to Start a Research Project
http://apu.libguides.com/startresearch

The Research Process: A Suggested Timeline
http://www.apu.edu/library/downloads/guide_researchprocess.pdf

How to Write an Annotated Bibliography
http://apu.libguides.com/annotatedbib

How to Write an Exegesis Paper with Library Resources
http://apu.libguides.com/exegesis

How to use ArticleReach to Request Articles
http://apu.libguides.com/content.php?pid=285382

How To Use RSS Feeds From Library Databases
http://apu.libguides.com/rssfeeds
RSS Feeds
Kimberley Stephenson's Guide to RSS
http://apu.libguides.com/content.php?pid=54473&sid=399138

Online Search Strategies (helpful Boolean chart)
http://www.apu.edu/library/downloads/guide_searchstrategies.pdf

How to Cite Sources in Turabian Format (APU Library)
http://apu.libguides.com/turabian



Technology, Note-taking, and Research work-flow
http://blogs.swarthmore.edu/burke/blog/2011/07/21/technology-note-taking-and-research-workflow/

Developing a research workflow
http://urp.udel.edu/sites/urp.udel.edu/files/Developing_a_research_workflow_and_back-up_plan_for_your_work.pdf



APU: Librarian-approved, Time-saving Research Tips (Kimberley Stephenson)

Part 1: LibGuides
http://www.apu.edu/library/posts/20351/

Part 2: Use Reference books and databases
http://www.apu.edu/library/posts/20352/

Part 3: Place Holds
http://www.apu.edu/library/posts/20353/

Part 4: Use the Full Text Finder
http://www.apu.edu/library/posts/20354/

Part 5: Maximize Your Search Power With Multi-Database Search
http://www.apu.edu/library/posts/20355/

Part 6: Use Preferred Searches and RSS Feeds in the Library Catalog
http://www.apu.edu/library/posts/20356/

Part 7: RSS Feeds for Article Searches
http://www.apu.edu/library/posts/20357/

Part 8: Use Zotero to Create your Bibliography
http://www.apu.edu/library/posts/20358/



APU Library

Research Tutorials

Finding and Requesting Books and Media (YouTube; approx. run time: 7 min., 16 sec.)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xZH7LTsGagE

Finding e-books and Google Reviews (YouTube; approx. run time: 10 min., 33 sec.)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ATnH3StMeNA&feature=channel&list=UL

Finding Full Text Articles (YouTube; approx. run time: 6 min., 37 sec.)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jtNqgHBdB6I

Finding Full Text Peer-Reviewed Articles (YouTube; approx. run time: 10 min., 13 sec.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=73rNO7ZCHMc&feature=channel&list=UL

Using the Full Text Finder (YouTube; approx. run time: 5 min., 38 sec.)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n--acnvTqUY

Using Three 24/7 Library Services (YouTube; approx. run time: 10 min., 19 sec.)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m8nmlkGv9xU&feature=channel&list=UL



Research sources

Sweet Search
http://www.sweetsearch.com/

Biographical Research (Indiana University)
http://www.libraries.iub.edu/index.php?pageId=1933

Using Electronic Book Collections (Indiana University)
http://www.libraries.iub.edu/index.php?pageId=1002964

Find Book Reviews (Norwich University)
http://guides.norwich.edu/bookreviews?hs=a

How to find review essays
http://www.libraries.iub.edu/index.php?pageId=1000692

AHA Guide: Helping Students Use Bibliographic Tools
http://www.historians.org/pubs/Free/mcclymer/ch9_HelpingStudents.cfm

Critically Analyzing Information Sources | Cornell University
http://olinuris.library.cornell.edu/ref/research/skill26.htm

Political Blogs
http://libguides.uwgb.edu/content.php?pid=382468&sid=3138416

LibGuides Community
http://libguides.com/community.php?m=i&ref=libguides.com

Peer Reviewed Articles
http://libguides.unf.edu/peerreview

Find Articles Faster: Boolean Operators (San Jose State University)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xEam-jNZ2eM&feature=youtube_gdata_player

Boolean Searching (Lexis-Nexis)
http://wiki.lexisnexis.com/academic/index.php?title=Boolean_Searching

Locating and Evaluating Scholarly Articles (University of Maryland)
http://www.umuc.edu/library/libhow/articles.cfm

Reading, Writing, and Researching for History: A Guide for College Students
Patrick Rael, Bowdoin College
http://www.bowdoin.edu/writing-guides/

Not Just "Finding" Sources but Learning Something
http://www.insidehighered.com/blogs/library-babel-fish/welcome-palace-ambiguity

Jules Benjamin. A Student's Guide to Online Reference Sources. 11th edition.
http://bcs.bedfordstmartins.com/benjamin11e/default.asp?s=&n=&i=&v=&o=&ns=0&uid=0&rau=0
Scan through each category on the left side of the home page to familiarize yourself with the resources available at this web site.

Writing History Papers
Claremont Graduate University
http://www.cgu.edu/pages/838.asp
Brown University
http://www.brown.edu/Student_Services/Writing_Center/resources_writers/article_lodewick.html
Cornell University
http://falcon.arts.cornell.edu/prh3/257/classmats/papertip.html

Harvard University Guide to Using Sources:
Introduction
http://usingsources.fas.harvard.edu/icb/icb.do?keyword=k70847&pageid=icb.page357682
Why Use Sources (2 Parts)
http://usingsources.fas.harvard.edu/icb/icb.do?keyword=k70847&tabgroupid=icb.tabgroup106846
Evaluating Sources (5 parts)
http://usingsources.fas.harvard.edu/icb/icb.do?keyword=k70847&tabgroupid=icb.tabgroup107786
Avoiding Plagiarism (5 parts)
http://usingsources.fas.harvard.edu/icb/icb.do?keyword=k70847&tabgroupid=icb.tabgroup106849
Integrating Sources (5 parts)
http://usingsources.fas.harvard.edu/icb/icb.do?keyword=k70847&tabgroupid=icb.tabgroup108986
Citing Sources
http://usingsources.fas.harvard.edu/icb/icb.do?keyword=k70847&tabgroupid=icb.tabgroup112025

Six Reading Habits to Develop During Your First Year at Harvard
http://guides.hcl.harvard.edu/sixreadinghabits

Find Company and Industry information (Norwich University)
http://guides.norwich.edu/content.php?pid=364187&sid=2980473



Phase in below

GOOGLE SCHOLAR

How to create Google Scholar Alerts and Google Scholar Libraries
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3kQXABU73hI&feature=youtube_gdata_player

Creating a saved search alert in Google Scholar
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VaUuAV_RC5o&feature=youtube_gdata_player

Google Scholar Search Tips
http://scholar.google.com/intl/en-US/scholar/help.html#alerts

EBSCOhost

EBSCOhost Online Research Databases: My EBSCOhost http://www.ebscohost.com/academic/my-
ebscohost

Creating a Search Alert in EBSCOhost - Tutorial
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PBTG4J4DhM0&feature=youtube_gdata_player

ProQuest

Using My Research Account in ProQuest
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8dwHGbGPk48&feature=youtube_gdata_player

Saved Searches and search alerts in ProQuest
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bs8m34R8jDw&feature=youtube_gdata_player




Tutorials from Norwich University [these are all good]

Developing a Research Strategy (Norwich University) [use all 4 parts]
http://guides.norwich.edu/researchstrategy

Keep up with new research (Norwich University)
http://guides.norwich.edu/currentresearch?hs=a

U.S. History Research Guide (Norwich University)
http://guides.norwich.edu/ushistory?hs=a

Political Science and International Relations Research Guide (Norwich University)
http://guides.norwich.edu/politicalscience?hs=a

Norwich University library YouTube videos

Finding Primary Source material (Norwich University)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QXH8cU9MKo8&feature=youtube_gdata_player

On the web: finding primary source material (Norwich University)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9MyrPnaJLHE&feature=youtube_gdata_player

In archives: finding primary sources (Norwich University)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SBksd_8oIY8&feature=youtube_gdata_player

Intro to History Research (particularly good on America: History and Life) (Norwich University)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xraPmy4Q0bQ&feature=youtube_gdata_player

Intro to Diplomacy Research (v.1) (Norwich University)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9NUDGHMZJ18&feature=youtube_gdata_player

Intro to Diplomacy Research (Norwich University)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T9kzA29O0uI&feature=youtube_gdata_player

Intro to Diplomacy Research (v.3) (Norwich University)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UkNPJUc4mB0&feature=youtube_gdata_player

Intro to Diplomacy Research (v.4) (Norwich University)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7YzLMZ0fbbw&feature=youtube_gdata_player

Constructing an effective search (Norwich University)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pp7VOxV-SyY&feature=youtube_gdata_player

Research is a process: refining and broadening (Norwich University)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y1PFqMkwe3M&feature=youtube_gdata_player

Choosing keywords (Norwich University)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bMBd60919xc&feature=youtube_gdata_player

Developing and analyzing your topic (Norwich University)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mtipg3T8GY8&feature=youtube_gdata_player

Finding a specific article with Periodicals A to Z (Norwich University)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZiovyMeAkL4&feature=youtube_gdata_player



Zotero

Please see my separate wiki page:
http://thelearningprofessor.wikispaces.com/Zotero



Fact Checkers

Current Events, Opposing Viewpoints, and Controversial Issues
http://apu.libguides.com/opposingviewpoints

A list of fact-checking websites
http://www.marketplace.org/topics/elections/list-fact-checking-websites

Politifact.com
http://www.politifact.com/

FactCheck.org
http://www.factcheck.org/

The Fact Checker (Washington Post)
http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/fact-checker/

Open Secrets.org (money in politics)
http://www.opensecrets.org/index.php

Points of View Reference Center - Tutorial
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=np9TszkYDlw&feature=youtube_gdata_player

Finding Opinions, Editorials, and Opposing Viewpoints (University of Texas)
http://www.lib.utexas.edu/students/find/findoped.html

Leanings of Magazines and Newspapers (Lorain County Community College)
http://libguides.lorainccc.edu/c.php?g=29395&p=183699

Opposing Viewpoints in Context (University of Texas)
http://www.lib.utexas.edu/indexes/titles.php?id=458

Places to go for conservative viewpoint:

Conservative news sites
http://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/style/heritage-foundation-starts-online-site-to-cover-news-it-says-is-unreported-or-under-reported/2014/06/02/2a7631ce-ea76-11e3-b98c-72cef4a00499_story.html?tid=hpModule_1f58c93a-8a7a-11e2-98d9-3012c1cd8d1e

Heritage Foundation starts an online site to cover unreported and under-reported news

The Blaze, the Daily Caller, the Washington Times, the Washington Examiner, Breitbart.com, the Washington Free Beacon, the Drudge Report, Newsmax, the Weekly Standard, National Review, and Fox News).




APU Library Databases

Select All Databases
http://www.apu.edu/library/resources/databases/

Multi-database search includes these databases:

Academic Search Premier
LexisNexis Academic
JSTOR
Gale Virtual Reference Library
ABI/INFORM Global



EBSCOHost

a. Main Toolbar

b. Basic Search [use this instead of Advanced Search]

c. Two important way to limit your results

Full Text
Scholarly (Peer Reviewed) Journals

d. Choose Databases within EbscoHost

We will focus on these specific databases contained within the overall EbscoHost framework:
Please select a database to continue.
Select / deselect all
Note: Selecting all databases for search may result in slow response time.

EBSCOhost Databases which History/Political Science majors will find most useful:

a. Academic Search Premier

Using Academic Search Premier tutorial (Norwich University)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3_HxvE_vxbk&feature=youtube_gdata_player

Academic Search Complete Tutorial
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DHckseJ-HDI&feature=youtube_gdata_player

Academic Search Complete (EBSCOhost 2.0)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=319bZd2_i3w&feature=youtube_gdata_player

b. America: History & Life

c. eBook Collection (EBSCOhost)

Searching EBSCO eBooks - Tutorial
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=byyOg1uylvc&feature=youtube_gdata_player

d. European Views of the Americas: 1493 to 1750

e. Historical Abstracts

Historical Abstracts Tutorial
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mlqTwOan43I&feature=youtube_gdata_player

f. Military & Government Collection

Military and Government Collection Tutorial
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xV85IW5NzXI&feature=youtube_gdata_player

g. Newspaper Source [can this be an alternative to LexisNexis?]

These are particularly good help screens: go to them on the left-side index

Using the Folder
Managing Custom Folders
Saving Searches
Saving a Search as an Alert
Setting Up a Journal Alert [automatically notifies you each time a new issue for a selected journal title is available.]
Citing Articles
Notetaking function in EBSCOhost
Cited References



America: History and Life

America History and Life (EBSCOhost 2.0 Version) Basic Search
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E8PTNoCptd8&feature=youtube_gdata_player

EBSCO Trio - Intro to History Research (Military History)
Good on America: History and Life
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O882BwmdNoE&feature=youtube_gdata_player

Tutorial for how to use Ebsco's America: History & Life in the context of a based-in-fact hypothetical assignment for History 211 at Alfred University.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sjesQ-JSWZQ&feature=youtube_gdata_player

America: History and Life (Mississippi State)
http://library.msstate.edu/li/tutorials/america-history-and-life.asp

America: History and Life (University of Arizona)
http://www.library.arizona.edu/sites/default/files/users/kc629875/americahistoryandlifetipsheet.pdf



JSTOR

JSTOR (Front Range Community College)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vV-8-h9q6Xc&feature=youtube_gdata_player

JSTOR--Introduction to Diplomacy Research 3/4 (Norwich University)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UkNPJUc4mB0&feature=youtube_gdata_player

JSTOR (Ferris Library)
http://www.ferris.edu/library/Instruction/handouts/jstor.pdf

APU Library>>All databases>>J>>JSTOR

Go to JSTOR channel on YouTube
JSTOR Browse & Citation Locator
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dg5M6hzfhN0&feature=youtube_gdata_player

JSTOR
http://www.jstor.org/

Content and Collections
http://about.jstor.org/content-collections

JSTOR Help
http://about.jstor.org/support-training/help

Finding Related Items (right side of screen)
http://about.jstor.org/support-training/help/finding-related-items

JSTOR Advanced Search
http://about.jstor.org/support-training/help/advanced-search-form

Advanced Search form
http://www.jstor.org/action/showAdvancedSearch

Citation Locator
http://about.jstor.org/support-training/help/citation-locator

JSTOR Browse: By Discipline
This can give you the major journals in your area of interest
http://www.jstor.org/action/showJournals

JSTOR Browse: By Title
You can just use the APU PERIODICAL FINDER

MyJSTOR
Can any of us get an account?

Why do it?
Register for a MyJSTOR account in order to:

Save citations
Email and export saved citations
Save and run searches
Receive email alerts for saved searches, tracked journals (eToc), and tracked citations

Manage account and Profile (both on same screen)
http://www.jstor.org/action/myJstorSettings



Lexis-Nexis

++Introduction to Lexis Nexis (Lexis Nexis) [8:22]
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RZg3tqBC17E&feature=youtube_gdata_player

Lexis Nexis Help: Getting Started
http://wiki.lexisnexis.com/academic/index.php?title=Academic_Help:_Getting_Started

Lexis Nexis Help: Academic Binders (31)
http://wiki.lexisnexis.com/academic/index.php?title=Category:Academic_Binder_Series

Lexis Nexis Help: Academic Help (48)
http://wiki.lexisnexis.com/academic/index.php?title=Category:Academic_Help

Lexis Nexis: Academic URLs for News Sources
http://wiki.lexisnexis.com/academic/index.php?title=News_Sources:_Direct_Links

Lexis Nexis: Business Research
http://wiki.lexisnexis.com/academic/index.php?title=Business_Research_Help

Find an Editorial (Lexis Nexis)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=INA_wqPgE_Q&feature=youtube_gdata_player

60 seconds to find a story from NPR (Lexis Nexis)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cSYFajnYHWo&feature=youtube_gdata_player

Lexis-Nexis (University of Arizona)
http://www.library.arizona.edu/applications/quickHelp/tutorial/searching-lexis-nexis-academic

Lexis Nexis Academic: Searching Foreign Language News
Newspapers in Dutch, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, and Spanish
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m1C6N8Go_2Q&feature=youtube_gdata_player

Lexis Nexis Help: Foreign Language News
http://wiki.lexisnexis.com/academic/index.php?title=Academic_Help:_Foreign_Language_News



Project Muse

Project Muse (check out this Google Search page)
https://www.google.com/#q=tutorial%3A%20Project%20Muse%20database

Project MUSE’s advanced search features resemble JSTOR’s simple search. Since the two journal archives do not overlap, students can quickly do very thorough journal searches. The reviews and review essays also provide them with a list of recent and influential monographs.

Project Muse (Ferris Library)
http://www.ferris.edu/library/Instruction/handouts/MUSE.pdf

Using Project Muse (Virginia Tech)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JXFEI9qYl7Q&feature=youtube_gdata_player

Browse Project Muse
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3MDEokkyLo4&feature=youtube_gdata_player

Working with your results in Project Muse
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rp1ZyRaC9l4&feature=youtube_gdata_player

Working with your citations in Project Muse
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O794whUq2D8&feature=youtube_gdata_player

Advanced Search in Project Muse
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0vsGheDiWnE&feature=youtube_gdata_player



World Cat

Using World Cat to find journal articles in history
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hVuRdi8qnz4&feature=youtube_gdata_player

How to use World Cat
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Om4VoS9BxHI&feature=youtube_gdata_player

OCLC World Cat tutorial
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MGrR_RnlmQU&feature=youtube_gdata_player

World Cat Citations tool
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X8W7kWMrVNk&feature=youtube_gdata_player

World Cat lists
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vos5ivBeZ5c&feature=youtube_gdata_player



Christian Periodical Index

Christian Periodical Index (Westminster Theological Seminary)
http://www.wts.edu/library/databases/cpihelp.html



Credo Reference

Credo Reference: an Alternative to Wikipedia
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qfJGYgw37Ps&feature=youtube_gdata_player

American History by Credo Reference (Lake Michigan College)
http://libguides.lakemichigancollege.edu/content.php?pid=222520&sid=1847070

Credo Reference: Topic Pages
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SSQMiSgi2m4&feature=youtube_gdata_player

Credo Reference: Concept Map
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PHhRsFKmePc&feature=youtube_gdata_player

Credo Reference: Toolbox - CIA World Factbook [country comparisons]
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vEkfmC1TweA&feature=youtube_gdata_player

Credo Reference Toolbar Tours - Find a Book
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pEHD5ASk6LQ&feature=youtube_gdata_player



Encyclopedia Britannica

Encyclopedia Britannica Tutorial
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=43VtuerEJfE&feature=youtube_gdata_player



Columbia International Affairs Online
https://www.ciaonet.org/



Oxford Reference

How to Use Oxford Reference
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GFfkoAAQSec&feature=youtube_gdata_player



Oxford English Dictionary

Oxford English Dictionary Online: A Short Guide
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LV8Z2e1If7o&feature=youtube_gdata_player



Gale Virtual Reference Library
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uNdFw5AKWhw&feature=youtube_gdata_player



CQ Researcher
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PuVe5hSNOPI&feature=youtube_gdata_player

CQ Researcher - In-depth political reports on issues related to health, social trends, criminal justice, international affairs, education, the environment, technology, and the economy.



Pro Quest

Search with Pro Quest
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OrRQZ1mNcDA&feature=youtube_gdata_player

How to Use Pro Quest
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d2KLaQulgFA&feature=youtube_gdata_player

Using My Research with Pro Quest
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8dwHGbGPk48&feature=youtube_gdata_player

Saved Searches and search alerts with Pro Quest
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bs8m34R8jDw&feature=youtube_gdata_player



ABI/INFORM Complete

ABI/INFORM LibGuide (Pro Quest)
http://proquest.libguides.com/ABI

ABI/INFORM Complete (Tutorial)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bRP-6fZsru8&feature=youtube_gdata_player



eBooks

Find and Use Ebooks (Norwich University)
http://guides.norwich.edu/content.php?pid=398564&sid=3263797
ebrary
http://guides.norwich.edu/ebooks/ebrary
eBooks on EBSCOhost
http://guides.norwich.edu/content.php?pid=398564&sid=4355044

Searching EBSCO eBooks Tutorial (EBSCO information services)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=byyOg1uylvc&feature=youtube_gdata_player

Finding and Accessing eBooks (Norwich University)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QhMy77YKpNQ&feature=youtube_gdata_player

Pro Quest LibGuide: eLibrary
http://proquest.libguides.com/eLibrary

Pro Quest LibGuide: ebrary
http://proquest.libguides.com/ebrary

Pro Quest LibGuide: ebrary: Search, Find, and Use Ebooks
http://proquest.libguides.com/content.php?pid=342154&sid=3252684

ebrary Simple Search (Pro Quest videos)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qTNTaC0xnck&feature=youtube_gdata_player

ebrary Quick Start Guide
http://0-www.ebrary.com.patris.apu.edu/corp/collateral/en/Quick_Guides/Quick_Guide.pdf



Google Books
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GNTvhEo68uI&feature=youtube_gdata_player



Google Scholar

++Using Google Scholar and other Google resources for education [key tutorial from Google person]
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bJByIPRrTfE

Google Scholar search tips (Google Scholar help screen)
http://scholar.google.com/intl/en/scholar/help.html

Teacher's Guide on the Effective Use of Google Scholar
http://www.educatorstechnology.com/2013/02/teachers-guide-on-effective-use-of.html

Google Scholar for Scholarly Research (Walden University webinar)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WjSElY6Uzkc&feature=youtube_gdata_player

Google Scholar (Walden University LibGuide)
http://academicguides.waldenu.edu/content.php?pid=225643&sid=1870041



MICROSOFT ACADEMIC SEARCH

http://academic.research.microsoft.com/



GOOGLE SEARCH

How to improve your search experience on Google [begin with this one]
http://www.google.com/intl/en/help/features.html

100 Google Search Tricks for the Savviest of Students
http://www.onlinecollegecourses.com/2011/01/17/100-google-search-tricks-for-the-savviest-of-students/

Google Search Advanced
http://www.google.com/advanced_search
File Type
Search within a site or domain



APU Library Periodical Finder

Go to APU Library page.
http://www.apu.edu/library/resources/

Select Periodical Finder
http://ae2zb3gz7x.search.serialssolutions.com/

Look up the following periodicals that are important in our department:

American Historical Review (0002-8762)

from 10/01/1895 to 06/30/2012 in EBSCOhost EJS
from 10/01/1895 to 12/31/2007 in JSTOR Arts & Sciences I Archive Collection
from 02/01/1975 to 1 year ago in Academic Search Premier and Military & Government Collection
from 02/01/1985 to 1 year ago in MAS Ultra - School Edition
from 02/01/1995 to 06/30/2013 in EBSCOhost EJS
from 2006 to present in Print titles for Azusa Pacific

Journal of American History (0021-8723)

from 06/01/1964 to 12/31/2007 in JSTOR Arts & Sciences I Archive Collection
from 09/01/2003 to 1 year ago in Academic Search Premier

Reviews in American history (0048-7511) Peer Reviewed

from 03/01/1973 to 12/31/2007 in JSTOR Arts & Sciences I Archive Collection
from 03/01/1995 to present in Project MUSE - Standard Collection
from 2005 to present in Print titles for Azusa Pacific Current issue(s) on display

Current history (1941) (0011-3530) Peer Reviewed

from 1981 to present in Print titles for Azusa Pacific
from 01/01/2000 to 09/30/2013 in EBSCOhost EJS

American Political Science Review (0003-0554)

from 11/01/1906 to 11/30/2009 in JSTOR Arts & Sciences I Archive Collection
from 03/01/1988 to present in ABI/INFORM Complete
from 03/01/2001 to 08/31/2013 in EBSCOhost EJS
from 2008 to present in Print titles for Azusa Pacific


Here are some other valuable journals you should be aware of.

Comparative European politics (Houndmills, Basingstoke, England) (1472-4790)

from 03/01/2003 to 1 year ago in ABI/INFORM Complete

Diplomacy and statecraft (0959-2296) Peer Reviewed

from 03/01/2000 to 18 months ago in Academic Search Premier and Military & Government Collection

Diplomatic history (0145-2096) Peer Reviewed

from 06/01/1993 to 1 year ago in Academic Search Premier

European history quarterly (0265-6914) Peer Reviewed

from 01/01/1999 to present in SAGE Premier 2007 without AERA, SAGE Premier 2008 and SAGE Premier 2009
from 2005 to present in Print titles for Azusa Pacific

Fides et historia (0884-5379) Peer Reviewed

from 1968 to 2012 in ATLA Religion Database with ATLASerials
from 1976 to present in Print titles for Azusa Pacific Current issue(s) on display

Fletcher forum of world affairs (1046-1868) Peer Reviewed

from 01/01/1998 to present in LexisNexis Academic

Foreign affairs (New York, N.Y.) (0015-7120) Peer Reviewed

from 09/15/1922 to present in Academic Search Premier and MAS Ultra - School Edition
from 01/01/1923 to 10/31/1985 in ABI/INFORM Complete
from 10/01/1964 to present in Military & Government Collection
from 01/01/1982 to present in LexisNexis Academic
from 01/01/1985 to present in Business Source Elite
from 1985 to present in Print titles for Azusa Pacific
from 04/01/1987 to present in ABI/INFORM Complete
from 01/01/1994 to present in OmniFile Full Text Mega (H.W. Wilson), Readers' Guide Full Text Select (H.W. Wilson) and Social Sciences Full Text (H.W. Wilson)

Harvard international review (0739-1854) Peer Reviewed

from 03/01/1990 to present in Academic Search Premier, Business Source Elite, MAS Ultra - School Edition, Military & Government Collection and OmniFile Full Text Mega (H.W. Wilson)
from 12/01/1996 to present in ABI/INFORM Complete

Historical journal (0018-246X) Peer Reviewed

from 01/01/1958 to 12/31/2007 in JSTOR Arts & Sciences II Archive Collection

Holocaust and genocide studies (8756-6583) Peer Reviewed

from Spring 2003 to present in Project MUSE - Standard Collection

Journal of European area studies (1460-8464) Peer Reviewed

from 05/01/1999 to 11/30/2002 in Academic Search Premier

Journal of European studies (0047-2441) Peer Reviewed

from 12/01/1992 to 06/30/2005 in Literature Resource Center
from 01/01/1999 to present in SAGE Premier 2007 without AERA, SAGE Premier 2008 and SAGE Premier 2009

Journal of military history (0899-3718) Peer Reviewed

from 01/01/2003 to 10/31/2009 in Project MUSE - Standard Collection

Perspectives on European politics and society (1568-0258) Peer Reviewed

from 12/01/2000 to 18 months ago in Academic Search Premier

Reviews in history

from 1996 to present in Directory of Open Access Journals

SAIS review (Johns Hopkins University. School of Advanced International Studies) (0036-0775) Peer Reviewed

from 1981 to present in Project MUSE - Standard Collection

William and Mary quarterly (0043-5597) Peer Reviewed

from 1892 to present in EBSCOhost EJS (Electronic Journals Service)
from 01/01/1944 to 10/31/2007 in JSTOR Arts & Sciences I Archive Collection
from 1986 to present in Print titles for Azusa Pacific Incomplete.





























Harvard University Guide to Using Sources:
Introduction
http://usingsources.fas.harvard.edu/icb/icb.do?keyword=k70847&pageid=icb.page357682

Why Use Sources (2 Parts)
http://usingsources.fas.harvard.edu/icb/icb.do?keyword=k70847&tabgroupid=icb.tabgroup106846

Evaluating Sources (5 parts)
http://usingsources.fas.harvard.edu/icb/icb.do?keyword=k70847&tabgroupid=icb.tabgroup107786

Avoiding Plagiarism (5 parts)
http://usingsources.fas.harvard.edu/icb/icb.do?keyword=k70847&tabgroupid=icb.tabgroup106849

Integrating Sources (5 parts)
http://usingsources.fas.harvard.edu/icb/icb.do?keyword=k70847&tabgroupid=icb.tabgroup108986


Citing Sources
http://usingsources.fas.harvard.edu/icb/icb.do?keyword=k70847&tabgroupid=icb.tabgroup112025