Search the MERLIN Library Catalog to find books.
Select the Keyword search and type in the words describing your topic.
Example: football and violence
You can also use the Subject Headings to find related books. Click on the subjects in the book record or try a Subject (LC) search.
Remember that you can expand your search by clicking the Search MOBIUS button to search all academic libraries in Missouri.
To find journal, magazine and newspaper articles, you need to search an index for your topic. For this assignment, try searching these indexes:
If the database you are using does not contain the full text of an item you want, look for the button, which will check the MU Libraries' other databases for full text availability. If it is not available online, there will be a link to search the title in the MERLIN Library Catalog to see if the library has it in paper format.
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Citing Your Work
If you need assistance citing the resources used for your paper, go to our Writing & Citing: Paper Assistance page, which includes links for the MLA format.