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Bearcat Search: Discover Quality Research Resources

 

      

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Search for articles from publications including peer-reviewed journals. (Not every database appears in search results. Check our A-Z Databases list too.)

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Search for books available to request for rapid delivery from more than 50 academic libraries in South Carolina.

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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: (technology OR computers) AND ("early childhood" OR "child development")

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

Example: technology AND "early childhood" NOT "special education"

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 >>

Peer Review

NCSU Libraries, 2014

How to Read a Scholarly Article

Video borrowed from Western Libraries.

APA 7 Citation

Synthesis Matrix

Using a synthesis matrix is a great way to organize your research as you synthesize sources for your literature review. Download an Excel spreadsheet template below.

Keanu Reeves from The Matrix