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ASTR 2004: Survey of the Universe - Katherine Auld, Instructor: Finding Sources

A research guide for students in Katherine Auld's sections.

Effective Search Strategies

- Create a list of keywords related to the topic that you are researching.

- Begin with a basic keyword search and see what kind of results you get.

- If you get too few results, try different keywords.

- If you get too many results, try more and/or different search terms or limit your results by date, publication type, and other criteria.

Power Search Tools

Use these to find all types of source, including research starters (explainers), scholarly/academic sources and popular sources, such as news, magazines, books, and more.

Science-Rich Search Tools (Research Databases)

Open Access Search Tools

Open Access Journals

Selected Websites

Try these credible websites.

eBooks

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