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DVS 103, Knox, Allegheny: Library Resources

Use this guide for DVS 103.

For the first assignment, you will:
search a library database
learn about scholarly sources
find relevant articles
save the MLA citation

Why Databases?

from Florida State College at Jacksonville


Search Tips

Search Tips

Use SIMPLE KEYWORDS in search boxes:

smoking or nicotine or tobacco

smoking pros and cons

trend in e-cigarettes

smoking effects

Use LIMITERS to narrow the results.


Scholarly Journals vs Popular Magazines

scholarly vs popular

Image: Spence School Libraries


Example: Scholarly Article

Example: Popular Magazine

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