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Biography Research: Databases & Websites

History Databases

Websites to Use for Biography Research

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Web Searching Tips and Tricks

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What are the effects of climate change or global warming on Thailand?

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"climate change" OR "global warming" thailand site:.edu

Here's how to craft a better search to get fewer and more relevant results:

  • Identify the main ideas in your research question.
        What are the effects of climate change or global warming on Thailand?
  • Use quotation marks around 2 or more words that need to be together.
         "climate change"  "global warming"
  • Limit your search to a specific domain, such as .edu, .gov, or .org.
           "climate change"  "global warming" thailand site:.edu 
  • Use nouns, not verbs or prepositions 

More information on Advanced Google and Google Scholar searching

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How Wikipedia CAN be useful in the beginning stages of research:

   

IF a grade B or better:

Check mark A basic overview of topic.
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References and External websites may be helpful

...though you will need to evaluate them to be sure!

Why NOT to use Wikipedia for academic research:

X  The accuracy and authority of are questioned

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