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Resources for Dissertation Writers

Databases & Search Tools

Theses & Dissertations 

Resources for Literature Review Articles  

Databases for Social Sciences


  • Your Subject Specialist Librarian
  • Ask Librarian for Help with Literature Review Project
    Schedule a research consultation (f2f, email, phone, or web conferencing system) for:
    • Finding appropriate databases or journals for specific discipline research and highly interdisciplinary research
    • Verifying incomplete or incorrect citations
    • Developing subject-specific search strategies for database searching
    • Creating a plan to acquire or have access to research materials (purchase, ILL, UBorrow, etc.)
    • Replicating a search strategy explained in a paper
    • Learning how to organize citations using citation management programs such as Zotero or EndNote Web
    • Learning how to keep up with new publications on a given topic
    • Formatting citations in a given publishing style (i.e., secondary citation)  

Writing & Citing

Writing Exercise or Help

Help with APA Style Writing Exercise or Help

Citation Management Tools

Plagiarism Detection Program

Statistical Consulting

Statistical Consulting Center @ Department of Statistics
Free service for graduate students for thesis work and assistance in upper level courses and to faculty for research   

Campus Resources

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