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WDYK (What Do You Know 2)

Boolean operators

Use AND between keywords to narrow your search.

Example: technology AND "early childhood"

Use OR between keywords to expand your search.

Example: "early childhood" OR "child development"

Use NOT between keywords to exclude irrelevant results from your search.

Example: "early childhood" NOT "special education"

Bearcat Search: Articles



Not every database will appear in your search results. Be sure to check out our standalone databases too.

Subject Databases

Request article full text

Where's the article? The library's research databases include "abstract-only" records. These look like the other article records, but there's no PDF or HTML of the article's full text. That's okay! You can request the article's full text for free >>

How to Read a Scholarly Article

Video borrowed from Western Libraries.

APA 7 Citation

Citation generator tools are a great place to start, but usually the formatting (most often capitalization) will contain errors, so always check against the official style manual.

  • Lander’s Writing Center offers free writing assistance to all students, including APA citation style. Sign up for an individual 30 minute tutoring session, online or in person.
  • Purdue OWL: Purdue Online Writing Lab has a section of helpful free online resources on APA 7 style.