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ENG 350 - O'Malley: Crafting longer essays


 Upper-level research papers take time...

...but you can do it! On this page, I've provided a few videos on how to take advantage of some of the database features that can help expand your research to reach a larger amount of required pages. These are just a few of the ways to let the databases do some of the work for you, but they may not work for every topic/theory. If you find yourself stuck after trying the below avenues, please don't hesitate to Ask a Librarian for help. 

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Credo Reference MindMap

Credo Reference Mind Map 

A feature very similar to the Artemis Topic Finder, the Credo Mind Map can be found in the Credo Reference database. When you enter a search term, you will see a spider-web type image on the left-side of the screen (for most results). This is an interactive feature that allows you to see connected terms/concepts and to explore additional reference sources based on those terms/concepts.

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