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The resources on this page are designed to give you some ideas for where to start with your project. Each step will guide you through the process and keep you on track.
You will be required to use reliable sources of information for your assignment. This brief video will introduce you to the library's databases and assist you in locating the information you need.
Before searching the library's databases, it is important to brainstorm search terms and synonyms that may improve your results.
Check out this video for some helpful tips.
Use this worksheet to help you find synonyms and related terms for creating an efficient database search.
For example, information on sustainability may require an expanded search to include related terms including:
Enter your keywords into the search box of the following databases. For best results:
Niagara College username and password are required to access library databases.
Don't forget to cite your sources! Use the citation tools in the databases to easily copy and paste citations into your assignment.
For additional help with citations, take a look at the Citation Guide for examples or attend a Writing Skills Drop In Session to speak to a facilitator.
Additional help is available:
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