4 minute how-to video by the Ohio State University Libraries explains 5 simple questions that will help you to narrow down your topic quickly: Who? What? When? Where? Why?
Optional worksheets will help you narrow down your topic using the 5Ws described in the video on this page.
Read academic books online, 24/7. Search within books, View tables of contents and indexes, and read only those chapters, pages or segments that pertain to your research. Downloads frequently available. Suggested citations included. From off-campus, you will be prompted to log in with your Banner ID and password.
Search all 7 newspapers listed below as well as many other major daily newspapers by choosing the " ProQuest Newspapers" link, or focus your search by choosing just one newspaper from the list.
These are QVCC Library online resources. If you are accessing from off-campus, you will be prompted to log-in with your Banner ID and password.
Within each database, narrow down to "academic," "peer-reviewed," magazines" or other formats to narrow down your results. Explore other options to narrow down the hit list, such as publication date or subject.
Every article comes with a suggested MLA citation.
Within each QVCC Library database, narrow down to "academic" or "peer-reviewed" to limit your results to scholarly articles. If accessing from off-campus, you will be prompted to log in with your Banner ID and password.
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