Welcome to the research guide for your course! On this page you'll find tips, ideas and recommendations for finding sources - both in the library and beyond. Keep these questions in mind as you search - more info about how to search for these sources is on the page below:
If this is one of your first times using the library to conduct college-level research, have no fear! I've pulled together some additional resources that will help you get started & answer any questions you may have. You are more than welcome to email me with any questions that arise or to ask anyone who works in the library for help.
There's a lot of published research. When you use a library database look for ways to make your life easier. Set up filters for
Search the Library Catalog to find books about your topic. If you need help locating books on the shelf, consult this guide (or ask anyone who works in the library - we're happy to help!).
Some things to know about the catalog: you can limit by year of publication, to print books, and (if you're greedy) search libraries worldwide and request books from other libraries. It takes a few days, but it's free.
Use these resources to find articles - both scholarly and non - to find articles related to your topic. Tip: ProQuest US Newsstream will let you access newspaper articles from around the country, including today's papers!
Since environmental studies is interdisciplinary, you might find resources on these pages to be useful, too: