Category Archives: Library help

Resources by Subject

If you are looking for a place to begin your research you might want to check out the subject guides that are now available on the new library website.  Simply go to the “Resources by Subject” tab at the top … Continue reading

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Scholarly journals vs. magazines

When you are looking for scholarly materials for your research it is important to know the difference between scholarly journals, trade journals and popular magazines.  When you are in a database you can set your search to include only scholarly/peer-reviewed … Continue reading

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Creating a search strategy

It’s always a good idea to have an organized approach to doing research and one thing that can help is to spend a little time mapping out a search strategy before you get on the databases.  You can start by … Continue reading

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Finding electronic books

George Fox University libraries provide access to the content of over 5700 electronic books through a link in the FoxTrax catalog.  They are especially convenient tools for finding reliable ready reference information.   Many current reference titles from Oxford University Press … Continue reading

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