Reference resources like those listed below are excellent places to start research by getting an overview of a topic and developing ideas about how to narrow that topic, and by providing a bibliography of relevant resources on the topic. Keep in mind that because they provide an overview, they are generally not directly used within a research paper. You will be assigned one of the resources below to use to search your topic.
You will be assigned to use one of the reference resources below to search a topic of interest for your research paper. In the following Google Sheets, you will post your findings and answer some questions from your handout with a partner:
Reference Resource List
1. Credo Reference Database http://libraryguides.etown.edu/az.php?a=all
3. QuickSearch's Research Starter http://www.etown.edu/library/
4. CQ Researcher
Sample Reference Articles:
1. Video Games article from CREDO.
Sample Online Encyclopedia from CREDO: