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Library Research DIY

Discover how to start your academic research with this guided tutorial.


By the end of this module, you will be able to

  • recognize how the library provides access to academic content for your research.
  • find databases available from the library.
  • select subject-specific databases to search based on a topic.

Let's get started.

In many of your courses, you will be asked to use library databases for research assignments.  Library databases provide access to more academic content than what you can find in Google. While you can find some academic sources, such as scholarly articles, for free online, many of these are only available via subscriptions paid for by your academic library.

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