GEO 206 Geography of Oregon: Get Started
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This guide is designed to help students do research on geographic issues in Oregon.
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Doing Research? Try the Geography Research Tutorial
This interactive tutorial will help you find quality sources for Geography research assignments using Library databases and Google Scholar.
Find Books, Articles, DVDs, and more
Search these databases to find articles on topics on topics related to geography. Some of the databases below only contain scholarly research studies; others will contain a mix of scholarly, magazine, and newspaper articles; and others only have newspaper articles. Here are some of the benefits of scholarly articles. Each type of article is useful and beneficial and a good research paper will utilize a diverse array of sources.
- Report on the results of research studies
- Are written by experts in the field
- Are reviewed by experts to ensure the quality of the research
- Tend to carry more weight with audiences because they are seen as being more credible and authoritative
- JSTOR This link opens in a new windowFull text of over 1000 scholarly journals in the arts and sciences, from their earliest issues up to 3-5 years ago. Does not include current issues of the journals. Video tutorials are available.
- Google Scholar This link opens in a new windowGoogle Scholar searches the web for scholarly articles, reports, books, and other materials. You will need to add PCC as your library in your Google Scholar preferences to get links to PCC Library resources.
- Academic Search Premier This link opens in a new windowMajor multidisciplinary database that contains scholarly articles, professional articles, and popular magazine and newspaper articles.
- US Major Dailies This link opens in a new windowFull text newspapers from five U.S. national and regional newspapers: New York Times, Washington Post, Wall Street Journal, Los Angeles Times, and the Chicago Tribune
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