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RefWorks Quick Start Guide -- Illustrates some of the basic features of RefWorks in a concise, printable handout.

RefWorks Fundamentals video tutorials on Youtube -- Whether you are brand new to RefWorks or just need to brush up on the basics, these tutorials will help you learn some basic features to get started using RefWorks. 

Fundamentals workbook -- A self-directed study guide with exercises that reinforce the topics covered in RefWorks Fundamentals video tutorials.

Advanced features workbook -- A self-directed study guide with exercises for features/functions not covered in the Fundamentals tutorial or workbook.  Features include:  Global Edit, Advanced Search/Saved Searches, Duplicate Checking, My List and more.

RefWorks help file (searchable!) -- This is also available within RefWorks, from the Help pulldown menu.
Finding books and reference sources
OBIS: Catalog of the Oberlin College Library Unrestricted Resource
OhioLINK Library Catalog Unrestricted Resource
WorldCat Restricted Resource
Interlibrary Loan
Summon -- searches across a wide range of library content, and not just books! It includes journal and newspaper articles, data, digital audio, video and images, and so much more. Try it and see what you can discover. 
Research databases -- good for all subjects
Academic Search Complete Restricted Resource Some full text available Resource contains images
Multidisciplinary - good for nearly all subjects. Scholarly and trade journals, popular magazines, newspapers, conference proceedings, book reviews, and more. 
OhioLINK Electronic Journal Center ( EJC) Restricted Resource Some full text available
Scholarly journals in humanities, social sciences,and natural sciences, as well as engineering.

JSTOR Restricted Resource Some full text available
Scholarly journal archive for the humanities, social sciences and natural sciences;  recent volumes (within 2 to 5 years) not available for many titles.

ProQuest Dissertations & Theses A&I Restricted Resource
Citations and abstracts for dissertations and theses on all subjects from around the world. Previews and full text available for some titles.

Web of Science Restricted Resource
Scholarly literature in the sciences, health and medince, social sciences, arts, and humanities and proceedings of international conferences, symposia, seminars, colloquia, workshops, and conventions.  Includes cited reference searching. Dates of coverage: 1965 to present.  
Research help
Other resources
  • Keyword exercise docx  -- use this worksheet to help you tweak your research question, identify keywords and related terms, and keep track of what you find
  • CRAAP test pdf  -- this rubric is good for helping you to evaluate the sources you find, both in print and online
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