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Open Journals

Searching within UW-Madison's Resources: Journal Article Databases

The following databases contain articles about Open Educational Resources. Searching these databases will allow you to find journal articles on various topics.  When searching for articles about OER, consider keywords such as: "open educational resources", "OER", "open access", "educational resources", "*distance education", "open data movement", "open access publishing", "open source products", "open source software", "open textbooks", "open textbooks analytics system". and "education technology."


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  • UW-Madison Libraries' Citing Sources video tutorial
  • UW-Madison Writing Center's Writer's Handbook, which has tips on citation styles (APA, Chicago, CBE, MLA, etc.).
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  • Zotero: a free-to-use citation manager to help you organize your references and create bibliographies