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SUST 1000 / SUST 1001

This guide provides information resources for students of SUST 1000 and SUST 1001: Introduction to Environment, Sustainability, and Society.

Getting Started

These resources will help you to learn more about scientific journal articles and about how to plan your time.

Develop a Research Question & Identify Keywords

These resources will help you to learn more about developing a research question and identifying keywords for your search:

Evaluating Your Selections

Use these resources to learn how to evaluate whether the websites or resources you have found are credible sources.

Boolean Operators (AND, OR, NOT)

Learn how to use AND, OR and NOT to connect words in a database search.

Truncation and Wildcards (*)

Learn how to use the asterisk (*) to increase the number of search results.

Core academic skills for students

Students! Not sure where to start? Looking to get a handle on some core skills that will help you with research? Look no further!

Visit our Core skills for resources on how to research like a pro!