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*AC3 Research Paper Resources: 1. Reference Sources

Reference Sources for Topic Selection & Background Reading

 

  • Identify a TOPIC OF INTEREST

  • Find KEY IDEAS and BASIC FACTS about your topic

  • Help to NARROW YOUR TOPIC and form a RESEARCH QUESTION

  • Provide KEYWORDS to structure effective online searches in library catalogs, journal databases and the web

  • Give  CONTEXT for understanding secondary sources,  and interpreting primary sources

  • Point to ADDITIONAL SOURCES

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Noodle Tools for Citations, Notecards and Outlines

  1. Go to Noodletools sign in
  2. ‚ÄčClick on Access Via Google Education
  3. Sign in with your Hopkins Email
  4. Create a New Account
  5. Select Student/Library Patron--Year of graduation--Save 

How to Access Calarco Databases When Off Campus

Use your Hopkins username and password for off campus access. 

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