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WGS 111: Intro to Women's and Gender Studies: Home

Scholarly Vs Popular

Scholarly Sources Popular Sources
Techinical language Simple language
Original research, in-depth analysis Reporting on research, broad coverage
Footnotes, endnotes, bibliographies Few or no citations
Peer-reviewed Not peer-reviewed

For further explanation, see Spring Hill College or Cornell University

Finding Physical Resources

Search our library catalogs using Keywords, for Titles of books and journals, or for Authors of books and essays. The library catalog is a list of everything the library owns.

Finding Electronic Resources

LexisNexis Academic: Use the "Get Company Info" tab on the lower right corner of the search page to find information on companies by name (e.g. "De Beers").  Click the "Company Dossier" link the in "Get Company Info" tab and click the "Industry" link to search by industry (e.g., "diamonds").

Hoover: Select "Companies", "Industries", or "People" from the drop-down menu next to the search box. 

EBSCO: Choose multiple databases to search at once.  For this assignment Business Source Complete and EconLit will be a good place to start.

You can also browse our complete list of databases.

Digital Initiatives Librarian

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