This guide will explain how to perform many important research functions:
Use your library patron account
Establish a RefWorks account
Conduct Boolean searches
Search in the UNT Libraries catalog
Establish accounts in electronic databases
Search in journal article databases
Obtain e-journal articles and e-books
Use Access Services to obtain library materials and more
This guide provides step by step instructions on how to write a literature review;
Select a topic
Search the literature
Develop your argument
Critique the literature
Write the review.
Also provided is a list of online text and video resources developed at other universities.
After exploring these pages, you'll know how to:
Establish your RefWorks account
Organize your account with folders
Manually enter references
Import references from the UNT Library Catalog
Import references from electronic databases
Create a reference list
Change settings in the Output Style Manager
Citation and Writing Help
These web pages can lead you to help with citation and writing questions.
"This page contains links to tutorials, books, and other resources that can help you understand how to cite materials and write successfully in an academic environment. Links are also provided to relevant materials within the Libraries' collections."
"At the UNT Writing Lab, we offer free writing tutoring to all UNT students in all disciplines and at all stages of their academic careers—from English composition students to graduate students writing theses and dissertations. You can meet with a tutor in person at our main location in the Auditorium Building (AUDB 105), or you can participate in an online tutoring session, which allows you to discuss a paper or ask questions from the comfort of your own home or office—anywhere you have an internet connection."
"The Online Writing Lab (OWL) at Purdue University houses writing resources and instructional material, and we provide these as a free service of the Writing Lab at Purdue. Students, members of the community, and users worldwide will find information to assist with many writing projects. Teachers and trainers may use this material for in-class and out-of-class instruction."