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Library Research Databases
Search for article databases, electronic journals, image collections, statistical sources, and more. If you know where you want to go or would like to browse by subject are, go to the full list of library databases. You can sort by subject area, type of material, and database name.
Search the Library catalog for print and selected online resources.
Not sure which database is best for your subject area? Visit the research guide for your department for recommendations about the best resources relevant to your topic area.
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Library Instruction and Online Tutorials
Videos and handouts providing effective and efficient methods to find articles and books.
Research Process: A Step-By-Step Guide
This guide consists of five steps that are the key concepts and skills you should learn to be an ace researcher, including finding a topic, finding information, evaluating sources, writing tips, and citation/plagiarism basics.
Writing Skills and Resources
This guide will help users find information on how to improve both their general writing skills, including links to manuals on writing style and grammar, reference materials on writing and publishing, and more.
This is a one-stop guide to citations and style manuals, showing the basics of MLA, APA, and other styles, as well as introduce some citation management tools.
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