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Finding Articles Efficiently: Topic/Database Examples

Is the introductory workshop into the Ruby certificate and is one of the required workshops to complete the certificate.

Research Topic Examples

  • How does American society contribute to the epidemic of obesity in our children?
  • How have lava flows affected the overall geographical profile of the Hawaiian islands?
  • How does land affect the development of culture in the Maya area?
  • Does a teenagers' level of self-esteem affect the amount of alcohol they consume?
  • Do local stores and artisan shops within villages in Mexico bring economic wealth back to the community?
  • How effective are graphic organizers in improving the reading performance of high school students with learning disabilities?
  • Does a High School student's sexual behavior change if birth control is freely distributed?
  • Do men who watch or attend professional sports have a tendency to exhibit aggressive behavior.
  • Is there a correlation between high-stakes gambling and substance abuse?

Database Field Example

Sample Articles

Duckworth, A. L., Peterson, C., Matthews, M. D., & Kelly, D. R. (2007). Grit: Perseverance and passion for long-term goals. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 92(6), 1087-1101.

http://search.proquest.com/docview/614462508?accountid=11072


Schwartz, M., Binette, P., Warburton, B., & Weiss, L. B. (2012). Jacksonville budget cuts reduce library services. Library Journal, 137(14), 14.

http://proxy.geneseo.edu:2048/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=a9h&AN=79786379&site=ehost-live&scope=site


Luscombe, B. (2012). Failure is not a bad option. Time, 180(11), 57.

http://proxy.geneseo.edu:2048/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=a2h&AN=79545997&site=ehost-live&scope=site

Database Records Example