Getting Started

You may find this book about doing library research useful:

Subject guides are a good place to get started.  They will give you an overview of the topic.

Reference Sources

Use reference materials for background information for your topic. These are bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, guides, indexes and abstracts. You can also use reference materials to find good keywords to use when searching in databases. 

To find reference materials in Omni, perform a KEYWORD or SUBJECT search
          Example - KEYWORD search:  woman AND philosophy AND encyclopedias 
                               SUBJECT search:   ethics -- handbooks



Suggested Reference Sources

Content last reviewed: January 24, 2021