This guide has resources to help you research successfully in ECON58H.
Search for peer-reviewed articles in the databases listed here.
Learn how to do data visualizations.
Want guidance? Email Nancy or schedule a research meeting.
For help specifically with writing, meet with a writing coach from the UNC Writing Center.
Start your search for scholarly articles in the databases listed here. Read the descriptions to learn more about the databases. Questions? Email Nancy!
Academic journals publish different types of articles, like book reviews, case studies, research articles, editorial columns, opinion pieces,r and more.
Why do we cite? Citations serve three major roles in scholarly work:
Learn about APA citation format: Citing Information Tutorial, APA
Learn How to Cite Data
Video tutorials for learning to use Zotero
Step-by-step guide to using Zotero
Check out the Tips & Tools webpage from UNC Writing Center! Short online handouts explain different types of writing, assignments, grammar, and more. Specifically, take a look at:
You can also get one-on-one help from a Writing Center coach. Visit the website and select "Make an Appointment."
Databases are only as smart as you tell them to be. Learn about keywords and why they're important.
Use In SAGE Research Methods to learn about quantitative analysis, survey data, regressions, and more. You can practice data analysis, read about quantitative methods in the Little Green Books, and use the Project Planner to stay organized.
Watch the Excel Basics videos to learn about using Excel for data visualizations and more. Want help with data viz? Email Lorin!