Research Paper English 1/2
Prepared for Miss Mayher’s class by Ms. Freedman & Ms. Gregory
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Ex. Natural language search for: sibling rivalry. Also try: sister to sister conflicts.
EBSCOHost-Periodical and Journal multidisciplinary database.
Choose appropriate databases (MasterFILE Premier is always a good one to use) and ensure full-text is selected.
Ex. Check the following databases: MasterFILE Premier, Newspaper Source, TOPICsearch, MAS Online, Health Source-Consumer Edition. Click Continue. Click Advanced Tab at the top of the page. In find field, type: psychological abuse AND children. Also try mental abuse AND children.
SIRS Knowledge Source- Focuses on social issues
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Ex. Natural Language search for “adult sibling rivalry”. Note articles and various sub-topics within search results; you can take terms and use them for other searches.
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Ex. Basic search for “The Effect of Gamma Rays on Man-In-The-Moon Marigolds”.
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