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Getting Started with Research

Finding Information

There are a number of multi-disciplinary databases that may help you get started with quick research. A few good choices are listed below. For more subject-focused content, you'll want to search for other Guides or indexes more focused on your subject or topic.

Need More?

This is intended to be a very basic guide on "Getting Started" with research. For much more subject-focused content, go to "Library Guides! Home" and search to see if there is a Guide for your specific subject area or class. Browse the list of subjects or use the search box. You can also use our Subject Librarian list to identify and contact the subject expert librarian in your area. You can also search for indexes focused on your subject area, and use our Ask Us! service to chat with Library staff regarding your questions.

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