Library Resources for WRIT 1301 students
This resources on this guide will help you with each phase of your research project.
Use the page navigation on the left, or select the links below.
Resources on how to brainstorm a research topic as well as places to search for background information on a topic
Resources on how to create a search strategy as well as suggested databases for you to search in
resources for citing your sources
Resources and tutorials on creating multimedia products - podcasts, presentations, etc
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Library research guides for current issues and topics
Doing research about current topics can challenging because the facts and stories continue to evolve. They are also impacted by the long and complex issues and histories underlying all events.
The following guides might be helpful to you as you do research on your topic.
Race, white privilege, anti-racism - Research Guide
by Kate Peterson Last Updated Feb 24, 2023 265 views this year
TikTok, Instagram, and social media research guide
by Kate Peterson Last Updated Feb 3, 2023 254 views this year
Housing, racial covenants, redlining, and segregation - research guide
by Kate Peterson Last Updated Sep 21, 2023 612 views this year
Covid-19 and Coronavius Research Guide (finding sources and articles ABOUT Covid-19)
by Kate Peterson Last Updated Sep 21, 2023 36 views this year
Education disparities, inequality and segregation - Research Guide
by Kate Peterson Last Updated May 16, 2023 48 views this year
Health disparities, health care inequality, and policy - Research Guide
by Kate Peterson Last Updated Jul 5, 2023 43 views this year
Guide for researching conspiracy theories and mystery topics
by Kate Peterson Last Updated Feb 24, 2023 1652 views this year
Climate change, energy, environment and sustainability topics research guide
by Kate Peterson Last Updated May 16, 2023 600 views this year
Wellness resources: Taking Care of U
There are resources all over campus to support you as you navigate student life:
- Student Counseling Services: They promote student success by helping you with: mental health and life concerns, learning and academic skills challenges, career uncertainty, faculty/staff to student communication, and more!
- Boynton Mental Health: They support mental health through counseling services, medication management, and crisis care.
- Learn to Live: This platform offers therapy in five targeted areas: Social Anxiety, Depression Program, our Insomnia, Substance Use, and Stress, Anxiety and Worry.
- Let's Talk: These are informal virtual and in person drop-in consultations for students throughout the academic year. No appointment is necessary and find out more about counseling options.
- Nutritious U Food Pantry: They provides fresh and healthy food to students that struggle to get enough to eat. Any student can visit the food pantry, no proof of need is needed.
- RecWell: Campus exercise and fitness facilities, classes and more. Studies show that working out can reduce stress and improve your mental health. Physical health is very important!
- Pet Away Worry and Stress: (PAWS): Hang out with some of our furry and feathered friends, offered weekly this semester!