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WET 219 - Applied Water Law

Research Journal

Start a Research Journal that records information about the articles, books, and other information sources you discover. 

Record in your Research Journal:

  • keywords and keyword phrases used
  • names of databases
  • author
  • journal
  • book    
  • In addition, record publication information such as date, volume/issue, publisher name, place of publication.

You can use this information to improve your searches, and once you finished your research for your paper you'll need this information to build your Reference List and Intext Citations.


Use OCtopus's Tools to Help Manage Your Research

Step 1:

Conduct a search In OCtopus (Use Ctrl + and - to resize the images)

Step 2 Evaluate Search Results

Step 3 Select A Title That You Want To Have a Detailed Look At By Clicking On It's Title

Step 4 If You Decide You Want To Use This Article E-mail It to Yourself Using the E-Mail function in the Right-hand Columns Labeled Tools

Step 5 - Click on E-mail Link. Remember to Fill In All The Pertinent Fields and Use the Drop Down Menu To Select APA And Remember To Activate the Article Citation Button


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