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Getting Started with Research

For an introduction to library research and information literacy, visit our Research Toolkit!

This guide covers:

  • topic development
  • developing search strategies
  • use of databases and the Library catalog to find sources
  • recognizing different types of sources
  • source evaluation
  • citation basics
  • how to get help from the Library
  • links to upcoming events and online collections

Library Databases

Databases include searchable indexes for for journals, newspapers, magazines and other collections, often grouped by discipline. 

You can find links to all of our databases, as well as subject-specific research guides from our Articles and Databases guide. 

Academic Search Complete, Research Library, and JSTOR are great databases to get started with, as they include information from a wide variety of subject areas. See below for links and videos showing how to use each of these databases.