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Water Resources 120 - Research exercise

For students in Erin Rudders' class, Winter 2022

nullThe second type of research source you're asked to find is an article published in a reputable periodical.

To do:

  1. Start at the SCC Library homepage.
  2. Click Databases A-Z.
  3. Select a database linked below.
  4. Login using your Bigfoot username and student ID number.
  5. Use an example search from below or make your own search.
  6. Record the APA citation of one article you find which you might use as an information source.


Example searches:

  • "transmission lines"  AND   "sage grouse" 
  • "transmission lines"  AND  "ponderosa pine"
  • "transmission lines"  AND  (elk OR ungulates)
  • "transmission lines"  AND  wildlife  AND  impact

Optional demonstration: How to find articles using the ProQuest database 

Library databases which contain articles

Optional demonstration video:  How to Find Articles: Using the ProQuest Database (2.5 minutes) 

Notice useful tools in library databases, especially:

  • CITE link
  • Limiters/Filters 
    • Full-text
    • Date
    • Type of periodical (trade or scholarly)