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This guide was designed to supplement the material in class lectures by presenting relevant databases to use in your search for books and articles. There is also information on how to distinguish between popular and scholarly articles.

How Do I . .

. . Find sources for my research?

Starting your research can be tough, but these pages can help you along the way. If you're stuck at any point, talk to a librarian. Librarians can save you time and work by pointing you toward the best source of information for your topic.

. . Find articles on a topic?

The ULS has access to millions of full-text articles online through the ULS Databases.

. . Find books on a topic?

. . Find background sources for the study of Eastern religions?

Look for information in dictionaries and encyclopedias.

. . Know if a source is "scholarly" or "peer reviewed"?

Most instructors ask student to use “peer reviewed” or “scholarly” sources for assignments.  Here’s how to recognize when an information source is scholarly . . .

. . Get help with creating bibliographies?

 

Ancient Buddhist temples in Bagan, Myanmar

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