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Helpful Resources

  • To see if we own a journal either in print or in full-text electronically, visit our Journals A to Z page. Type in the journal title in the search box to find out.
  • Template for Taking Notes
    An example of how to keep track of your readings with citation, keywords, and annotation from the Rice Center for Engineering Leadership.
  • Research Guides
    Guides listed by various disciplines provided by ODU's subject librarians. A chat box is provided on each guide to converse directly to the librarian.
  • EndNote and EndNote Web
    EndNote is a tool for acquiring, organizing and managing citations. ODU provides this tool free-of-charge to faculty, staff and students. This webpage gives you instruction on how to use the program.
  • Academic Phrasebank
    From the University of Manchester, gives examples of commonly used phrases for academic writing.
  • Visuwords
    A web based graphical dictionary to help find synonyms and related terms.

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