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HLTH 410/510--Murray-Davis

About this Guide

This guide will help you to:

  • conduct thorough research on a topic to collect academic and nonacademic sources
  • evaluate sources to determine which sources are the most relevant and helpful
  • assess the quality and suitability of sources for completing the assignment
  • integrate sources in your writing to achieve specific aims, making appropriate use of summary, paraphrase, quotation, and APA style citing conventions

In this guide, you will find ...

Finding Background Information--sources to consult to find general information on a topic

Finding Detailed Information--sources to consult to find more specific and detailed information on a topic

Ideas for Closing Comments--sources to consult when summarizing main points and arguments

Evaluating and Using Sources--information on distinguishing between different types of sources, as well as evaluating sources and identifying common mistakes made when using sources

Citing Sources--sources to consult for information on how to cite sources using the APA format

Help with Writing--websites to consult for instructional assistance in writing a paper

Connect from Remote Location--instructions on how to access library resources when not in the library

Library Services for Online Students--instructions on how to borrow library materials, sign-up for document delivery, and troubleshoot problems with connecting to library resources

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