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Course Guide for ERL 601: Seminar in Reading

Searching URSUS Keyword searching allows for entire record in URSUS to be searched.  See examples of keyword searching below:
  • fluency reading- you do not need to use AND between terms
  • "miscue analysis"- use "" for a phrase
  • writing (ESL OR ELL) - use OR with () for synonyms
  • read-aloud poem*- use * to capture both singular and plural
ERIC Database  - Dept of Education sponsored database.  Use the EBSCO version. (1966-present). Guide for ERIC EBSCO
Education Full Text Database -Search this database simultaneously with ERIC (1983-present)
Google Scholar -Connect GS to our online subscriptions. Guide for Google Scholar
Library Tips
  • Interlibrary Loan - get journal articles not owned by Fogler Library at
  • Connect remotely to online resources  -Use your last name and the 14 digit number on back of UMaine card
  • Printing- Use the $16 of free printing on your UMaine card each semester
  • Scanning- Make pdfs for free on scanners
  •  Pint articles are in the journals stacks
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Created by: Cynthia Crosser | Revised: 01/28/2014
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