The purpose of this guide is to provide some tips and tricks to starting your research, searching through library resources, and identifying accurate and reliable sources.
On this page you will find information on using library search tools and brainstorming search terms. The subpage Information Sources will help you identify different types of sources and information to help you decide what might be best for your research.
This page contains tips for conducting a search within a search engine. All databases (including the library catalog) include a search function that recognizes different words and symbols as commands. Some of the most popular search commands are explained on this page.
The Evaluating Sources page provides tools and tips for finding accurate and reliable information for your research.