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WGS102H5: Reading and Writing in Women and Gender Studies


It is tempting to use Summon when the box is in front of you. But it is important to know that Summon focuses more on academic contents, unlike Google. Yet, Summon ( A  on the image below) can be a powerful, as well as confusing search engine that searches across many sources in a multitude of disciplines when you are taking a course in a specific discipline.

Summon  B  is a part of Summon A . This means they are the same product. The difference is that you can focus on searching articles by using  B .

Finding Articles - Using Databases

Use the databases below to find scholarly, peer-reviewed journal articles for your assignment.

Make sure to use Ulrich's Web if the database does not have a peer-review option.

* Some contents can be primary sources as well. 

What type of information are you using?

Your research paper may require you to consult a wide range of sources.

To locate information on your topic you will use a selection of course readings, newspaper articles and popular sources to identify the media coverage and reaction, then you will be looking for scholarly articles to support your analysis.

You may find these sources help you identify the type of material you have found as you search for information.