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Materials and Assignments for English 305, Technical Writing: Module 4: Finding Sources for Annotated Bibliography / Background Report

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Need Background Information?

Credo Reference is a good source of topic ideas and background information.

  • Browse Topic Pages or Subjects or use the search box.

Get Journal Articles (EbscoHost)

Choose Academic Search Complete and other databases relevant to your research.

  • Click on the Full Text box or use Find It @ WVU to get full-text articles.
  • Choose the Peer-Reviewed (Scholarly) box to retrieve peer-reviewed articles.

Get Articles from ABI / Inform

ABI/ Inform contains articles from scholarly journals as well as popular and trade publications.

  • Click on the Full Text box or use Find It @ WVU to retrieve articles available online.

Sources for Statistics

Statista provides marketing and poll data and is easy to use.  You can download charts and PowerPoint reports.

Government Information and Data

Search For Government Information: Find reports, data, statistics and more with the USA.Gov search engine!

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