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USSY 285N - The American Dream

This research guide will compliment the in-class library orientation for Professor Leitman's course entitled The American Dream: Real and Imagined

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Research Tutorials and Bibliographic Management Tools

Concordia University Research 101 Tutorial - A short, interactive tutorial showing how to use library resources strategically in planning your research.


Purdue University Online Writing Lab (OWL) - A comprehensive guide to the research and paper writing process for undergraduates.


KSL Citation Builders & Guides - A web page from the KSL home page containing links to several resources on citation formatting and management

Refworks - A free, online bibliographic management tool that allows you to automatically store and format the bibliographic citations that you find in online library catalogs and research databases.  You can sign up for a free account through the KSL homepage.

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