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ENVS 032: China, Brazil, and the Global Food Environment (SC)

Environmental Studies 032: China, Brazil, and the Global Food Environment - Olivera (Fall 2017)

Key Research Tools

Academic Research 101

Finding Good Sources


- Use scholarly research tools - Sites like Tripod and JSTOR make it easier to find academic sources.


- Choose your keywords carefully - What words would you find in the books/articles you want to read?


- Mind your syntax - How you arrange search terms influences your results


- Combine searching and filtering - Use keywords to get a list of results, then use filters to narrow.