- Web of Science Indexes over 7000 science journals and conference proceedings.
- more options for discipline-specific databases, see: Research Guides e.g. biology, chemistry, environmental studies/sciences, forestry, physics, etc.
RefWorks web-based citation management program that enables you to automatically format citations and bibliographies.
- “How to set up RefWorks account” (1 min. video)
- “Direct Import from an Online Database Service” (3:19 min. video)
- “Creating a Custom Output Style List” (4:25 min. video)
- “Quick Bibliography” (3:44 min. video)
- more RefWorks tutorials here….
HOW TO EVALUATE INFORMATION
Power searching in Google
- use phrase searches “” e.g. “polar bears“
- use synonyms with OR to find various terms that may be used e.g. “polar bears” OR “Ursus maritimus”
- find information from US academic institutions e.g. site:.edu
- find information from Canadian government web pages e.g. site:.gc.ca
- find information from BC government web pages e.g. site:.gov.bc.ca
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