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Vocational Education: Guides

Tips, techniques & links to help you find answers for your research papers & projects

Research Guide

Brief Guide to Resources for Research

  • Choose a Topic
  • Background Information
  • Keywords
  • Journal Articles
  • Newspaper Articles
  • Database Search Tips
  • Books
  • Statistics
  • Images & Multimedia
  • Search Engines
  • Help Videos and Links

Quick Guides

Guides for Research, Library Basics, Citations and Web Searching

  • Choosing a Research Topic
  • 5 Steps to Better Library Research
  • Navigating the Information-Scape
  • Constructing a Search Statement
  • Research Strategy
  • Anatomy of a Citation
  • Understanding the Call Numbers
  • Journals and Magazines
  • Writing an Annotated Bibliography
  • Google Scholar and Find It @ MU
  • A Guide to Google
  • Evaluating Information Services

Reference Librarian

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Paula Roper
167 Ellis Library
University of Missouri
Columbia, MO 65201