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Journalism

swingo Sarah Wingo
Librarian for English Literature and Theatre
Falvey Library, Villanova University
800 Lancaster Avenue
Villanova , PA , 19085
Room 223
610-519-5183


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Welcome to your course guide.

Here you will find tools and resources to help you engage in research for your course, but don't forget the library has many many resources that are all available to your as Villanova students. Although the resources on this page are specific to your current class your understanding of how to use these resources can be applied to other library resources for other classes in the future.

Other Helpful Library Pages

For a comprehensive list of the databases available to you through the library see Databases A-Z
 
For resources by subject area see Falvey's Subject Guides page.
 

Search Smarter!

These resources are especially useful if you find yourself searching for things on sites not accessed through the library.

The Web vs. Library Databases – A comparison
A guide to understanding and evaluating the difference between scholarly and non-scholarly resources

Is it Scholarly? Tips for critically evaluating your information resources.

Avoid Problem Areas

Harvard Guide to Using Sources: What Constitutes Plagiarism? Under the section labeled as online tutorials there are tutorials you can take to help you better understand academic integrity and how to avoid plagiarism. 

 

 Ancestry

Ancestry Library Edition (ProQuest)
A vast collection of genealogical data which traces the history of millions of individuals going in some cases as far back as 1300.  The collection consists of census data, vital records, directories, photos, and more.

 Newspaper Databases

  Organizing & Citing Your Sources

 


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