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Use the library Advanced Search, and try using these keywords to get started:
"Drug Use" AND America* (TIP- adding * tells the search to include additional renditions of shooting such as shootings)
Listed below are other resources to explore, based on your specific topics, such as suggested databases, links to library ebooks, streaming media, and more!
Remember to be a critical thinker, be aware of personal biases, and explore and discover as you do your research!
Use library databases to locate credible authoritative sources- including newspapers, magazines, academic journals, and peer-reviewed academic journals. You'll find articles, statistics, images, and media - all at your fingertips in the library!
Education Source (EBSCO) All topics in education - Early childhood through university. Best for: Starting your research and easier-to-read introductions to topics. Includes: News, magazines, scholarly journals, and ebooks.
Sage Journals (Sage Publications) Subject(s): Humanities, engineering, and the social sciences, life sciences, materials sciences, and health sciences. Best for: Assignments that require credible, scholarly research. Includes: Scholarly journals
Use eBooks to find content online from credible sources to support your thesis or provide an opposing viewpoint and easily email a page or chapter from the eBook along with the citation to organize your sources. eBooks are great sources for assignments that may require an ebook as a source and you can use a section, a few pages, or a chapter that may be useful to support your writing.
Be a critical thinker as you begin to consider topics and how these may be related to additional topics.
Here are some suggestions to get started:
Consider combining terms like these with the word AND and see what you find! Be sure to use the short keyword or search terms rather than pose a question or statement like we typically do while searching in Google.
View a video tutorial or a printable handout on this database.