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STA 6113: Educational Statistics: Home

Research Guide for Dr. Montañez's Spring 2020 course

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Library Hours
Boca Raton & Partner Campuses

Fall 2020 Semester Hours (Boca Raton):

The library building reopened for Fall 2020 on August 20, 2020. Many of us are still working remotely, but we would like to meet with you virtually. Keep current with the latest news from the library for Fall 2020.

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STA 6113

Welcome to the library resource guide for Professor Montañez's Spring 2020 STA 6113 course. The resources contained in this guide will provide you with a starting point for finding information on the topic of your choice. Use the tabs above to access information. Good luck and happy researching!

Objectives

Following this session you should know how to:

  • Use the FAU Library Catalog to locate books and other materials owned by the Library
  • Log into Off Campus Connect (when, how and why)
  • Understand the difference between electronic journals and databases
  • Become aware of and use the most important databases for conducting literature reviews in the discipline of education  
  • Develop a search strategy using thesauri, Boolean operators, truncation and wildcards
  • Search most of the Libraries' resources at one time using OneSearch.
  • Use "Find it @ FAU" to connect to full-text articles in different databases 
  • Determine if a periodical is peer-reviewed 
  • Locate other authors that have cited an article of interest, and rank articles by number of times cited using Web of Science
  • Cite your sources
  • Get additional help

 

Subject Guide

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Ken Frankel
Contact:
Wimberly Library, Room 148
777 Glades Road
Boca Raton, FL 33431
561-297-0079