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ECON 211/ACP 250: Home

Your Library ID

Your Library ID number is the ENTIRE number on the back of your student ID:

23311+ your 9 digit personal ID number

 

Creating Your Library Accounts

Need a Book from  Another Library?

Your I-Share account allows you to request books from other university libraries.

Create an I-Share account

Need to Request the Full Text of an Article?

Your ILLiad account allows you to request electronic delivery of journal articles from other university libraries.

Create an ILLiad account

IMPORTANT: The form asks for your barcode number. This is the entire number found on the back of your RU ID card. This barcode begins with the numbers 23311, followed by your RU ID number that begins with "9."

 

ECON 211 Page Index

I. Home

  • Your Library ID
  • Creating Your Library Accounts
  • ECON 211/ACP 250 Page Index
  • Organizing Your Research
  • Help
  • Librarian Contact Information

II. Start Your Research

  • Searching
  • Reasons for Using Library Databases
  • Keywords or Subject Headings?
  • Primary/Secondary Resources

III. Finding Background Information

  • Introduction
  • Databases of Popular Magazine Articles
  • Using Wikipedia
  • Economy Blog Sites

IV. Scholarly Information

  • Discussion of Scholarly Resources
  • Statistics
  • Websites
  • Scholarly Article Databases
  • Google Scholar Search

V. Evaluating Online Resources

  • Overview
  • Google Chrome Tools

A. Currency

  • Considerations
  • Tools

B. Relevance

  • Considerations
  • Tools

C. Authority

  • Considerations
  • Tools

D. Accuracy

  • Considerations
  • Tools
  • More Advanced Techniques

E. Purpose

  • Considerations
  • Tools

F. Assign Status

  • Advice For Determining Status
  • True/False Assignment
  • Probability Assignment

VI. MLA Citation Style

  • MLA Style Guides
  • Helpful Websites for MLA Style
  • Citation Generators
  • Contact Us

 

Organizing Your Research

1. Create folder (in One Drive, Google Drive, Dropbox...) and title the name of the class.

2. Create another folder inside the class folder. This is where you will:

a. Save your notes (and citations) for the assignment.

b. Save all scanned/electronic sources.

3. Open Word document

a. Give it title related to assignment (e.g. Notes for Climate Change paper)

b. Save in the assignment folder

Help

1. Phone:

a. Chicago: 312-341-3639/49
b. Schaumburg: 847-619-7980

2. Email

3. Chat

4. Schedule one-on-one

Librarian Contact Information

Barbara Anderson, Ed.D.
Head of Instruction and Learning

Office: 1035 AUD
Phone: 312-341-3647

Email Me