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Family Life Education Methodology: Welcome HDFS 44030

This guide is designed to help students enrolled in HDFS 44030.

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Introduction to this LibGuide

Welcome to the LibGuide for HDFS 44030, hopefully you will find this helpful. Each tab contains information designed to help you with your course. 

Understanding Research Articles: This page will help you understand what is and is not a research article. You will also find helpful tips on how to read research articles.

Helpful Databases: This page lists databases most commonly used by students in human development and family studies.

Core Journals: This page lists the "core" journals in your field. These are the most important journals to the profession.

Cultural Resources: These resources will help you find information on other countries that can be used to complete your assignments.

APA Style: These pages will help you figure out how to write your paper according to APA format.

Annotated Bibliography: These pages well explane what an annotated bibliography is and provide some tips on how to create them. 

Accessing electronic resources from home

To access electronic materials from your home you have to be affiliated with Kent State University. Off-campus (or remote) access to the University Libraries’ electronic resources is now provided through a new service known as KSU Proxy. KSU Proxy replaced the KSU VPN  for remote library access. KSU Proxy allows Library users to securely connect to databases, electronic journals,  ebooks, and streaming media services without installing complicated third-party software. When you attempt to access library content from off campus, you’re prompted to enter your FlashLine username and password after which you’re connected.

For more information on connecting from off-campus, please visit the Connect from Off-Campus page.