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EDW 750-1001: Meta-Analysis Research and Procedures (Oh-Young): Library Guides

Resources & tips to find scholarly articles, books, and reports. Additionally, information and guides on Refworks to manage citations.

RefWorks--Info & Help

What is RefWorks?

RefWorks is a web-based bibliographic software package that enables you to:

  • Organize your research
  • Create a bibliography in a variety of citation styles, including APA, MLA and Chicago
  • Import references from many data sources
  • Create bibliographies in different document formats (Word, RTF, HTML, etc.)
  • Include citations while you write your paper (using Write-n-Cite plugin)
  • Access your personal account from any computer connected to the internet

Interlibrary Loan

Interlibrary Loan​

The Interlibrary Loan department is here to help UNLV students, staff, and faculty access information that is not available from the UNLV Libraries. We are able to obtain most books, articles, conference papers, government publications, and dissertations through our network of lending libraries.

UNLV Libraries Research Databases

Truncating & Using Wildcards when Searching Databases

If you want to narrow or broaden your search, you may want to find out if truncation and proximity operators are available in the database you are using. Look in the help screens to find out about these useful operators. 

Locating a Journal Article with a Citation

Let's say you discover a great article through an author's bibliography. How do you find out if UNLV has access to it? Below are the steps to locate a journal article with a citation.

Citation example: 
McConachie, H., & Diggle, T. (2007). Parent implemented early intervention for young children with autism spectrum disorder: A systematic review. Journal of evaluation in clinical practice13(1), 120-129.

Go to the A to Z List of Journals link & type in the journal title. You will then be directed to which databases will have access to the journal: 

Full text available at: Wiley Online Library Backfile Complete 
Available from 1995 volume: 1 issue: 1 until 1996 volume: 2 issue: 4.


Urban Affairs Librarian

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Susie Skarl, Urban Affairs Librarian
UNLV Libraries
Lied Library
4505 S. Maryland Parkway
Box 457014
Las Vegas, NV 89154-7014

Baldrige Framework

Is there an organization type that you want to focus on (such as hospitals, educational institutions, etc.)?

Do you want to focus only in the US?

Keyword search strategies:
--"Baldrige Framework" and... (add other words/organizations to narrow your search)

Relationship between Race/SES with Performance on Assessments

What grades/age groups would you like to focus on (elementary, K-12, preschool, secondary)?

Keyword search strategies:

--race and socioeconomic status and "standardized tests"

--race and socioeconomic status and assessment tests

--"performance on assessments" and SES and race

Media Literacy and Preservice Teachers

Keyword search strategies:
--"pre-service teachers" and "media literacy" (You can narrow it further by population, culture, region, etc.)

Peer Implemented Communication Intervention for Preschool Children with Autism

Keyword search strategies:
--peer-implemented communication and intervention and preschool and autism

--peer-implemented communication and preschool and autism


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