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CORE 1000: Conversations with a mom, but NOT your Mom

This course page was created for CORE 1000: Conversation with a mom, but NOT your Mom with Dr. Shannon Cooper-Sadlo in Spring 2024.This guide includes the resources discussed in class, but there may be other useful library resources. Contact your course librarian (Rebecca Hyde) with questions or to make an appointment for an in depth research consultation. For quick and/or general questions you can also use our 24/5 chat assistance to get help with your research!

Finding Books in SLU Libraries

Don't want to purchase a book for this assignment? Use the the MOBIUS catalog, or the SLU Libraries Catalog (both linked below) to check out the book you need. If you;'d like your book in audio format, check Libby to see if its available!

Finding Sources for your Final Paper

Encyclopedia entries can be good overviews of specific theories and topics and an excellent place to start your research.


Use SLUth to find scholarly articles for your paper. Look for the Find It @ SLU button Find It @ SLU to locate the full text of an article or to request it through Interlibrary Loan


Once you have identified relevant scholarly articles using SLUth Search Plus, or from the references in an encyclopedia entry, use Google Scholar to track citations and find newer relevant articles.

Interested in exploring other sources? You can find other research databases from the library homepage. Click on the Databases tab. You can explore alphabetically, or using the "Doing Research On.." drop-down menu.