You have to do a research paper in Psychology, Marketing, Biology, or any number of subjects. Your professor has said that you have to use a variety of sources – books, journal articles and Web sites. Now what? Where should you begin?
Look under “Guides and Tutorials” on the Library home page. Click “How to Use RU’s Online Resources.” Scroll down on the page and you will see “Subject Guides” and “Research Aids.” These guides are organized by subject and list a wide variety of reference books, databases, journals, suggested search terms and Web sites to use in your research. These guides are updated every year; the links are checked for accuracy, the Web sites are reviewed for relevance and new resources are added. The Research Aids provide similar information on specialized topics.
Helpful Hint #1: Sometimes your topic may overlap among two or more subject areas. If that is the case, be sure to check our complete list of subject guide topics for other sources of information.
Helpful Hint #2: Stop in to the library, call or e-mail us. We will be happy to help you find exactly what you’re looking for!