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FCST 1010 - Beideck (Floyd) - Spring 2018: Finding Sources

Tools

GALILEO

GALILEO Discover is a fantastic resource for finding reliable, credible articles to back up arguments in your paper.  It searches 100+ GALILEO databases at one time and is a good starting place to find out what articles might be available on any topic. 

GALILEO

 

Scholarly vs. Popular

Popular Magazines

Find In:

GALILEO

Use for:

  • Info on popular culture and current events,
  • non-specialist articles written for general public

Books

Books

Find In:

GILFind

Use for: 

  • In-depth analysis,
  • full treatment of a subject

Books

GILFind

You can find Books & More through the GHC GIL Catalog, which searches across our library locations, plus our e-book collections online.

 

 

Search for books, ebooks, DVDs, periodicals, and more @ GHC or other libraries:
 
   
 

Go to: Advanced Search @ GHC  |  e-Book Help Guide

Special e-Book collections: Popular reading @ Overdrive  |  Health sciences resources @ R2

Periodicals - Scholarly

Scholarly Journals

Find In:

GALILEO

Use For:

  • Scholarly research,
  • primary research,
  • in-depth focused articles

Websites

Websites

Use for: 

  • Getting started with research;
  • up-to-date information,
  • statistics,
  • general background info 

Floyd Library - 706.295.6318 | Heritage Hall - 706.295.6321 | Cartersville Library - 678.872.8400 | Marietta - 678.915.5010 | Paulding Library - 678.946.1007 | Douglasville Library - 678.872.4237
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