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Off-Campus Access

When accessing databases off-campus, you will be prompted for login information.  You will log in with your Blackboard information.

If you have any problems logging in, please contact Stan Price during normal business hours.

What are you interested in?

What is your assignment?

Answer these questions before you begin:

  • What is your assignment?
  • How many sources do you need?
  • What types of sources do you need?
  • How recent do your sources need to be?
  • When is your assignment due?

If you can't answer one or more of these questions or if anything else about your assignment is unclear, you should contact your professor.

What topic interests you?

Is there a question you would like to answer?  Is there a topic you'd like to learn more about?

When deciding what to research, make sure your topic:

  1. Fits the requirements of the assignment.
  2. Is something you're interested in. 
  3. If at all possible, consider choosing a topic relating to your major. 

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