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ENVS 210: Research Methods & Intro to GIS in Environmental Studies (Prof. Simokat) [Spring 2022]

Welcome to the ENVS 210 Research Guide!

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Things you'll find in this guide:

  • How to locate credible Environmental Studies research
  • How to tell the difference between scholarly peer-reviewed articles, authoritative information sources, and popular media resources 
  • Understand how to conduct a literature review
  • How to structure a keyword search in the scholarly article databases
  • How to cite your sources

This course guide will answer these questions and provide the resources you need to complete your research assignments.

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