The Kegley Center For Student Success is committed to providing CSU Bakersfield students with the resources they need to achieve academic success. Below is a list of a few useful resources for students. Click any link to download the respective resource.
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Helpful and Reliable Websites for Research
http://www.csub.edu/library/index.html - First and foremost, use the database provided by CSUB’s Walter Stiern Library. Tons of peer reviewed scholarly research.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed - PubMed comprises more than 25 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. Citations may include links to full-text content from PubMed Central and publisher web sites.
https://scholar.google.com - “Stand on the shoulders of giants” with tons of peer reviewed articles and more. Google scholar allows you to search for a variety of scholarly research over several mediums.
https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/ - This tool is great for all types of citation. This valuable resource allows you to be up to date with your writing regardless of your skill level. Write like a professional.
https://www.youtube.com - Believe it or not, YouTube has become a large DIY webpage aimed at helping you work through your task. If used appropriately, YouTube can help walk you through a process. For a generation of visual learners, this tool can be a great asset. Navigate away from distractions.
https://www.cia.gov/library/ - Is this a research website you will probably use for your English class? Maybe, but this website is the most reliable on the Internet. As a college student you need to know what is going on in the world around you. Its time to cast the whole ignorance is bliss thing aside.
https://www.plos.org - The Public Library of Science is a great way to find peer reviewed research in any science discipline.
http://eric.ed.gov - is the leading database for education and education-related articles. This is a reliable database for searching a broad range of peer reviewed articles/topics.
http://quizlet.com - Simple tools that let you study anything, for free with flashcards, practice tests, and study terms