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You’ll need to enter your Miami Unique ID and password when using these resources off-campus.
Women’s Studies International – Click the blue “Choose Databases” link and check the boxes next to Academic Search Complete, Gender Studies Database, LGBT Life, SocINDEX so you can search these databases at the same time.

Screen shot showing where the Choose Databases link is located in Women's Studies International databases.

After you run a search you can use the following limit options to narrow your results:

  • Check the box next to Peer Reviewed Journals if that is what you need
  • Adjust the Publication Date to make sure you are getting current information
  • Check the box for Academic Journals if you are looking for scholarly content
  • Limit by language to English (and any other language in which you might be fluent)

Always use the yellow "Find It!" button button to look for full text when you don’t see a full text link on the page.

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Find Media

Here are links to two LibGuides created by Oxford Campus Librarians about finding and using digital media:

In addition, these databases have images, maps, and charts available for many topics:

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Evaluating Websites

These tools should give you the skills you need to evaluate different types of sources based on a variety of criteria.

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Citing Your Sources & Annotated Bibliographies

Here are links to guides about using MLA and APA formatting:

MLA

MU MLA LibGuide | Purdue OWL MLA Guide

APA

MU APA LibGuide | Purdue OWL APA Guide

Annotated Bibliographies

The following links (which include the link your professor gives in the instructions for the annotated bibliography assignment) explain what an annotated bibliography is, how it differs from a regular Works Cited or References page, and sample annotated citations.

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