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UCS 20201 Course Guide


If your course requires subject-specific resources, you will find them on this page organized by the professor's last name.

Course-Specific Content and Databases

To find book reviews:

  • In an EBSCO Database (Academic Search Complete, America History & Life, Historical Abstracts, OneSource), select "Book Review" under the Source Type limiter on the left- hand side.
  • In JSTOR, start with an Advanced Search and select "Reviews" under Item Type. Or, once you've done a search, select "Modify Search" and then select "Reviews."
  • In ITER, start with an Advanced Search and select "Review" under Type of Work.

Tutorials for using the Bibliography of British and Irish History (BBIH):

The BBIH has created tutorial videos for searching within their database; you can access those videos here.

While there are some databases that index journals relevant to this course, you may find it helpful to search specific journals for your topics.

One Source, Academic Search Complete, and other EBSCO Databases will provide some full text options and allow you to limit to specific publications. (Example: Click on advanced search once you have accessed the database. Type in a keyword such as North Korea, and then select a journal title or title keyword such as Asian Studies.

Advanced search in Academic Search Complete

The databases listed below may provide context or background information for future research. Remember to evaluate the source and its goals before proceeding.

Databases and Resources for Peer Reviewed Content

Facts/Country Information

The following databases are great places to start your research for this class. Note that Academic Search Complete and JSTOR are databases that search for information in all kinds of subjects, while the others in the list are specifically designed to focus on articles and information related to your course topics (health, students, etc.). 

General Purpose Resources (multiple subjects)
Health/Medical Resources
Educational Resources
Psychology Resources
Other resources:

The Hiram College Library has a "Resources for YOU" guide that outlines many of the resources and support you can find at Hiram College as well as materials in the library to support your health and wellness. There are also a few fun things!

Chicago Style Citations and the Chicago Manual of Style

Hiram College Library subscribes to the Chicago Manual of Style online and also maintains a copy of the print edition in the library's collection. 

APA Citations - in depth resources

APA Citation Style Resources