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USSO 286V Management of Chronic Illness in a Cultural Context: Home

Library research guide for SAGES course with Dr. Amy Zhang.


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Mark Eddy
Mark A. Eddy
Research Services Librarian
Religious Studies, Political Science, Sociology, Psychology, Communication Science
Room 201-J
Kelvin Smith Library
Case Western Reserve University
Phone: 216-368-5457

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Welcome to the library research guide for your course!  This guide contains a collection of research tips, strategies and resources to help you find more information for the activities and projects in this class.  Please also feel free to contact your Research Services Librarian if you have questions or need help with assignments, papers or projects.

Research Tips and Strategies

Strategy 1 - Consult reference materials

Strategy 2 - Gather keywords, terminology and concepts
 from citations and abstracts

Strategy 3 - Focus your research

  • Look in specialized indexes
  • Apply search limits
  • Search within key journals

Strategy 4 - Look for key authors/researchers in the field

Strategy 5 - Consult recent literature reviews in the field