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PSYC 411 - Human Sexuality

Google Scholar Search  

Tell Google Scholar you’re affiliated with Colorado Mesa and you’ll be linked to resources in our databases:

  1. Go to Google Scholar
  2. Click on the Settings link from the menu on the left
  3. Select Library links from the left-hand menu 
  4. Type “Colorado Mesa University” in the Show library access links box 
  5. Check the box next to Colorado Mesa University—Full-text available
  6. Click Save to save this setting

Google Scholar can be used to search on a topic, but it is especially effective for tracking down a specific article.  If the article is available in full text through the library databases, a link will be provided to the full text.  


Use the cited by & related articles features to help you find articles related to your search.


Example annotated bibliography: example of annotated bibliography with highlighted sections: describe methods, summarize central argument, mention limitations

(Example from  Miranda Flores, California State University Northridge, accessed Annotations added for clarity.)

Other useful resources for annotated bibliographies:

OWL Purdue Annotated Bibliography 

Cornell University: How to Prepare an Annotated Bibliography

University of Nevada, Reno: APA Citation Guide (7th Edition): Annotated Bibliography