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Tutorial for FMSC 110S -- Families and Global Health  

Last Updated: Sep 17, 2012 URL: Print Guide RSS UpdatesEmail Alerts


"Current Issues Paper"

This tutorial is designed to help you with the "Current Issues Paper."  It requires that you know how to search library databases to find newspaper articles or popular news magazines.  This guide will:

    • 1.  Explain BASIC SEARCH TECHNIQUES that you can use when you are searching databases.

    • 2.  Provide additional information to help you select and use the appropriate databases to LOCATE ARTICLES IN THE MEDIA.

    • 3.  Explain how to CITE YOUR SOURCES in your paper's bibliography.


Note:  Most of this information is taken from the following guide:  RESEARCH GUIDE & TUTORIAL: FAMILY SCIENCE.  You will find this guide useful whenever you are working on assignments that require research using library materials.

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