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EDUC 243: Children, Schools and Society : Getting Started

Brainstorming search terms

What search terms will you use to find information related to your research questions? 

Class reflection

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Research process

You may assemble evidence for your research papers by using a variety of search tools.  Consider following these steps:

  • search for books and background reference material by using the library's catalog
  • find articles from scholarly journals and popular media by using specialized databases
  • locate statistics on your issue

Finding books & media

Search the Duke Library Catalog for books on your research interest. 


Citing sources

Research and Documentation Online *Includes sample papers in APA format

Create a free account in RefWorks or Endnote to manage your citations.

Subject Guide

Emily Daly
229 Perkins Library