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A search tool and resource list for students in Bluffton University's Academic Writing course.
Academic Search Complete is a comprehensive scholarly, multi-disciplinary database featuring peer-reviewed journals as well as other journals, magazines, newspapers, monographs, reports, and conference proceedings.
Current and historical access to the New York Times, from today’s paper (including Spanish and Mandarin editions) back to 1851. Unlimited access EXCEPT 1923-1980 restricted to 5 articles per day. NOTE: To register for a free account or for annual renewal of your existing pass, go to: AccessNYT.com, enter Bluffton University, and follow the instructions.
Use this printable worksheet to help you look at your research question or argumentative position statement, identify the main ideas, and create a list of keywords and phrases you can use to find resources in library search tools.