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Boolean operators

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Characteristics of peer reviewed/scholarly journals

 

  1. Articles report research done in the specific discipline
  2. Author is an expert or specialist in the discipline. Crudentials are always provided.
  3. Articles are directed to scholars in the same discipline
  4. Reviewed by scholars specializing in this discipline
  5. Articles have extensive bibliographies
  6. Articles have to follow specific publication structure (abstract, keywords, research background and literature review, methodology, research results,  conclusion, references)

 

Interlibrary Loan (request books or journal articles from other libraries)

When books are not available at BCCC you can use our Intelibrary Loan service (ILL). Complete the form below and wait for our notification when the book arrives.

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Tips for Finding Quality Websites

Finding reliable, unbiased information on the free Web can be tough and VERY time consuming! Here's a checklist for evaluating pages you find when you search Google or any other web search engine.

But save yourself some time. There are faster ways to get quality information.

  • Limit yourself to US Government or College and University websites using Google Advanced Search.
  • Find quality websites easily using ipl2.

Check out the tutorials in the boxes below for demonstrations of both of these.

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Plagiarism

Plagiarism is a practice of taking someone else's work or ideas and passing them off as one's own.

The Oxford Dictionary of English (revised edition). Ed. Catherine Soanes and Angus Stevenson. Oxford University Press, 2005. Oxford Reference Online. Oxford University Press. Bucks County Community College. 10 February 2010

Why talking about plagiarism is so important? You will find more information on the BCCC Tutoring Center website: