Posts Tagged ‘scholarly resources’

So, If I Can’t Use Wikipedia, What Do I Use?

Monday, April 1st

You’ve heard it before – you can’t use Wikipedia for this assignment.  This actually isn’t new – long before Wikipedia was invented, students in past generations were often banned from citing any encyclopedia for some assignments, because professors want students to use more in-depth sources.  But let’s say you really need a comprehensive encyclopedia for […]

Finding Peer Reviewed Articles

Monday, March 4th

A common question students have is, “How do I tell if an article has been peer-reviewed?”  A peer-reviewed journal is one in which other experts in the field read the articles before they are printed, and verify that the research is sound and that they are suitable for publication. It is a method for improving […]

Veterans Day

Sunday, November 11th

On this Veterans Day, IU East joins the nation in pausing to thank our brave soldiers, from generations past and present, for their service and courage under fire.  But of course, we are especially proud of those students and employees of our own university who have defended us.  And we want to give back to […]

Endings and Beginnings

Monday, August 6th

The month of July saw some ups and downs in the scientific community: on July 4, we heard about the discovery of the Higgs boson particle which the New York Times described as “one of the longest, most expensive searches in the history of science.”1  Then, on July 23, we heard of the sad death […]

Nursing Searching

Monday, November 7th

Are you starting research on a nursing or medical topic, but unsure where to begin?  Let the library help!  We provide you with access to a lot of cutting-edge scholarship that will make your research easier.  The EBSCO databases CINAHL, MedLine, Health Source Nursing, and Health Source Consumer are a great place to begin.  These […]