How can we help? RCC Librarians are available to chat during library open hours, when school is in session. You can also email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 541-956-7150 to be connected with a reference librarian.
Your instructor has suggested the following topics as a starting point for your first paper:
You can also contact her if you have a relevant topic of your own you would like to investigate.
Searching for articles will be a process of trying different combinations of keywords and skimming through results, looking for articles that some aspect of the questions you are exploring. No single article will (or should) cover your entire topic. The databases below are some good starting places for your research. If you are struggling to find what you need ask your instructor or a librarian for help before changing your topic.
In general WR122 courses ask you to use the guidelines described in the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, usually referred to as "APA Style." Check your course information to verify what elements of APA you are being asked to use, as the term can refer to the formatting of your paper and/or your citations.