Research Guides for Every Subject

July 27, 2010 at 5:14 pm | Posted in instruction, library web site, new resources, searching | Comments Off on Research Guides for Every Subject

Feeling lost in a sea of information? Have to find articles but have no idea which databases to look in? Want to quickly find out what the library has in your discipline? Check out Galvin Library’s new and improved Research Guides to answer these questions. Every major subject area has its own guide that shows you which databases are best and how to best search them, provides tips for researching, contains lists of free quality websites, and much more.

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Research Guides give you the freedom to learn how to research on your own at a time and place that is convenient for you. The content found on each guide was selected by librarians that are research experts, so you can have confidence that the information provided is of the highest quality.

Use the search box to do a keyword search for your topic. For example, entering “company information” will bring back a list of every guide that has that phrase somewhere in it:

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The first few results:

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The Business & Economics guide that has a Company & Industry Research section:

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Guides with a plus sign next to them can be expanded into sub-topics. Computer Science is an example:

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We are adding new research guides all the time, so check back regularly! Visit the Ask a Librarian page if you have any questions.

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