University Libraries has over 700 databases, thousands of ebooks, and tens of thousands of online journals. This guide is an attempt to distil those resources into a set of core resources that you will find most useful. It is not intended to be exhaustive. If you need more assistance please contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The guide is divided up in pages, with each page focusing on a particular type of information that can be used to complete your scholarly paper. From finding research articles to locating data sources, the guide outlines reputable, high quality resources.
- Subject Resources will highlight key subject databases that can help you narrow and focus your search on specific topics.
- Journals, Reports and Data provides some resources for finding scholarly articles, policy papers, and other research/data resources
- LionSearch and Google Scholar allow you to search across disciplines. This can be useful for interdisciplinary topics like public administration, amongst other topics.
- Locating Library Resources has hints on locating journals and requesting materials from the library.
- Books pulls together some primary titles that are useful for your course.
- Literature Reviews links to well developed resources about writing literature reviews.
- Evaluating Information has tips and guidelines for thinking critically about the sources you find.
- Citing your sources has resources to help you manage the bibliographies for your projects.