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CLRS 750 /751 Historical Res./Research Methods: Agenda

Provides links to journal articles, datasets, books



The role of information in your career


  • Where is the library?


Wiley database example  use the doi in th einterlibrary loan request form:



  1. Don't limit your research to one source and type of material
  2. What's trending and how it affects your career

by Adwoa Boateng  COS Librarian/Liaison




  • At RIT,  you have multiple information search tools:
    1. Library webpage search box called Summon.
    2. GoogleScholar with the library More@ RIT app to access fulltext articles/IDS
    3. Databases listed in this guide based on your research area
    4. Minimize your work stress with a project management tool :

  The Dissertation Calculator is a tool that helps demystify the process of completing your dissertation or thesis. The calculator breaks down the dissertation process into manageable deadlines with resources and advice. Using this tool can help you develop your specific process in collaboration with your department, advisor, writing group, and others.


Hello Graduate Student,
Your thesis/dissertation "Demonstration" is due on December 12, 2022.
There are 479 days remaining to complete this thesis.
Previously, you had requested the RIT Libraries Dissertation and Thesis Calculator to email you at each step. This is a reminder that Step 2: Identifying your research questions should now be completed.
All of the steps for your thesis "Demonstration" are available here.
To cancel email reminders for this thesis, click here.


Good Habit: Set up alerts from journals , databases, Googlescholar

Journals and Databases provide instructions on how to set up topic or article alerts including GoogleScholar

The advantage of alerts is that they save you time in retyping your keywords to find updated information.

  1. Choose a journal or database
  2. Create your profile in the journal or database or in GoogleScholar
  3. Set up daily/weekly or monthly journal article alerts which are sent to your email. Follow the source's instructions
  4. You have to first set up a free profile within the electronic journal or database so the system knows where to send updated information.
  5. The next step is to type in the keywords for the system to use to monitor updated journal articles.




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