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Spanish 401: Introduction

Climate Changes (Latin America): Aesthetics, Politics, Science
Professor Jennifer French
Fall 2019

Your Librarian

Christine Ménard's picture
Christine Ménard
Meet your librarian:
Contact:
Sawyer Library
Research Services, Room 347D
413-597-2515
cmenard@williams.edu
Pronouns: she/her/hers

Purpose of this Guide

This guide is designed to provide an introduction to conducting library research for RLSP 401 / ENVI 301 

It provides: 

  • List of core databases to use to find scholarly articles 
  • Citation searching strategies
  • Tips for advanced smart searching
  • Link to citation styles

Starting Point

  1. Use known sources as jumping off points. Trace citations from the notes and bibliographies
  2. Follow the scholarly conversation by tracing citations 
  3. Use the library catalog as preliminary search engine 
  4. Search for articles in the databases
  5. Don't forget to attribute your sources. Consult the library citation guide 

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