Task Definition / Topic Selection
GALE Topic Finder
JSTOR Text Analyzer
Information Seeking Strategies
Brainstorm - notetaking with GIST sheet
Pre-search - make a list of 5-10 keywords for a basic Internet search
Locate and Access
Peer-Reviewed Articles - see recommended article databases
Other Online Sources - see recommended online research websites
Books and EBooks - see the librarian for searching the catalog
Synthesize / Evaluate / Share
Construct new concepts
Present the Information
Start your search for articles in a multidisciplinary database.
GALE OneFile Database
A great starting point for most subjects
All of JSTOR
Articles, plus theses, reports, and more [obtain the password from librarian ]
All GALE databases
Browse all Gale research databases available from your library.
Find overviews, news, and opinions on hundreds of today's important social issues.
Access major U.S. and international newspapers online to search articles instantly by title, headline, date, or other fields.
Full-text articles from The Tennessean newspaper. Provides Nashville and Middle Tennessee regional coverage.
Connecting GALE databases with Google Drive
Import Citation from GALE to Noodletools
GALE Topic Finder Tutorial
Text Analyzer from JSTOR labs
JURN finds arts and humanities journals, book chapters, and theses.
Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ) searches more than 7,000 open-access journals, which are searchable at the article level.
High Wire Press boasts that it provides “the largest archive of free full-text science on Earth!” Look for journals marked “free site.”
Science Direct site has 250,000 open-access articles.
Wiley free and open-access journals.