This tutorial explains how to take a broad topic and narrow it down to something manageable for your research. It explains how to do this with a concept map, research pyramid, and brainstorm cloud.
Approximate Time: 6 - 8 minutes
Leads: Glynis Asu (Hamilton College), JesiBuell & Debbie Krahmer (Colgate University), Lindsay Bush (Union College), Paul Doty (St. Lawrence University), and Johanna MacKay & Barbara Norelli (Skidmore College).
Full text of leading academic journals from the humanities, social sciences, and sciences dating back as far as 1665. Hamilton provides access to 17 JSTOR collections with more than 2,300 titles. Journal runs are complete from volume one up to the most recently published issues (past 5 years), which must be accessed elsewhere.
Arts & Sciences collections I-XV
Life Sciences collection
Security Studies collection
Index of articles from over 10,000 journals in the sciences, social sciences, arts, and humanities. In addition to multidisciplinary searches, Web of Science provides tools to track citations to individual articles from their date of publication to the present. Now includes Book Citation Index and Conference Proceedings Citation Index. Coverage: 1900-present.