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Accounting & Finance
by Jeanne Stierman - Last Updated Feb 24, 2014
ACCT 455/551
by Jeanne Stierman - Last Updated Jan 17, 2014
Advanced Management Accounting
AAS 283: African American Folklore
by John Stierman - Last Updated Sep 25, 2014
AAS Guides-Watkins-SP 12
by Sean Cordes - Last Updated Jun 19, 2013
Guides for African American Studies Updated Spring 2012
African American Studies
by John Stierman - Last Updated Jun 7, 2012
Department Research Guides identify and define standard information retrieval tools for a specific department. Each guide was created and is maintained by the library liaison for that department. We encourage you to recommend resources for the guides.
History 349: Africa Since 1800
by John Stierman - Last Updated Oct 8, 2013
AG 120: Agriculture in Today's Society
by John Stierman - Last Updated Sep 19, 2014
Agriculture
by Linda Zellmer - Last Updated Aug 18, 2014
This guide contains links to resources for Western Illinois University students, faculty and staff looking for information related to agriculture. It contains links to library and other resources related to all aspects of agriculture.
AGRN 374 - Plant Disease Information Guide
by Linda Zellmer - Last Updated Aug 18, 2014
This guide provides links to resources that can be used to research information about crop diseases. It includes indexes and databases, reference sources and links to government information on plant diseases.
ANSC424 Animal Reproduction
by Linda Zellmer - Last Updated Sep 15, 2014
This guide provides information on finding information related to animal science and reproduction.
Confined Animal Feeding Operations
by Linda Zellmer - Last Updated Jul 19, 2011
Information resources on confined (concentrated) animal feeding operations and factory farming.
HORT 180 - Introductory Horticulture
by Linda Zellmer - Last Updated Sep 2, 2014
This guide provides information about library and web resources related to Horticulture.
Art
Art
by Rod Sharpe - Last Updated Apr 1, 2013
Department Research Guides identify and define standard information retrieval tools for a specific department. Each guide was created and is maintained by the library liaison for that department. We encourage you to recommend resources for the guides.
Art394
by Sean Cordes - Last Updated Feb 22, 2012
Biological Sciences
by Linda Zellmer - Last Updated Aug 19, 2014
Department Research Guides identify and define standard information retrieval tools for a specific department. Each guide was created and is maintained by the library liaison for that department. We encourage you to recommend resources for the guides.
Biology 340 - Genetics
by Linda Zellmer - Last Updated Sep 24, 2014
This guide contains links to Library and other information resources related to Genetics, including links to Library catalogs, indexes to journal articles, reference works and news feeds.
Biology 470-Holt
by William Thompson - Last Updated Jun 9, 2010
Biology 470
Broadcasting
by Brian Clark - Last Updated Jan 30, 2014
Department Research Guides identify and define standard information retrieval tools for a specific department. Each guide was created and is maintained by the library liaison for that department. We encourage you to recommend resources for the guides.
Broadcasting 136 Hitchcock
by Brian Clark - Last Updated Jan 30, 2014
Broadcasting 136 Hitchcock
Chemistry
by Linda Zellmer - Last Updated Aug 22, 2014
This guide contains links to resources for Western Illinois University students, faculty and staff looking for Chemistry information. It contains links to library and other resources related to all aspects of the Chemistry.
ANSC424 Animal Reproduction
by Linda Zellmer - Last Updated Sep 15, 2014
This guide provides information on finding information related to animal science and reproduction.
Biology 340 - Genetics
by Linda Zellmer - Last Updated Sep 24, 2014
This guide contains links to Library and other information resources related to Genetics, including links to Library catalogs, indexes to journal articles, reference works and news feeds.
Citation Builders
by Mahrya Carncross - Last Updated May 2, 2012
You don't need to create your citations from scratch! Use this guide to find out more.
Citing your Sources
by Mahrya Carncross - Last Updated Jun 27, 2012
This guide covers the basics of citing sources. Why do we cite? When should you cite? How should you do it? Find answers to these questions here.
Geology 380 - Information Sources in Hydrology
by Linda Zellmer - Last Updated Aug 25, 2014
This guide provides links to information resources related to hydrology. It includes indexes that can be used to find books and maps, and links to government water agencies.
History 422G - Environmental History
by Linda Zellmer - Last Updated Sep 10, 2014
Information resources related to the history of the environment and environmental issues.
HORT 180 - Introductory Horticulture
by Linda Zellmer - Last Updated Sep 2, 2014
This guide provides information about library and web resources related to Horticulture.
Style Manual List for WIU Departments
by Krista Bowers-Sharpe - Last Updated Aug 17, 2012
List of preferred style manuals for WIU Departments.
Zotero
by Krista Bowers-Sharpe - Last Updated Feb 1, 2012
How to use the Zotero citation software.
AAS 281-Literature of the Black World (Boukari)
by Sean Cordes - Last Updated Mar 28, 2013
Session on how to located movie reviews.
AAS 283: African American Folklore
by John Stierman - Last Updated Sep 25, 2014
AAS Guides-Watkins-SP 12
by Sean Cordes - Last Updated Jun 19, 2013
Guides for African American Studies Updated Spring 2012
ACCT 455/551
by Jeanne Stierman - Last Updated Jan 17, 2014
Advanced Management Accounting
AG 120: Agriculture in Today's Society
by John Stierman - Last Updated Sep 19, 2014
AGRN 374 - Plant Disease Information Guide
by Linda Zellmer - Last Updated Aug 18, 2014
This guide provides links to resources that can be used to research information about crop diseases. It includes indexes and databases, reference sources and links to government information on plant diseases.
ANSC424 Animal Reproduction
by Linda Zellmer - Last Updated Sep 15, 2014
This guide provides information on finding information related to animal science and reproduction.
ANTH 110 (McIlvaine-Newsad)
by Krista Bowers-Sharpe - Last Updated Apr 9, 2014
ANTH 305 (McIlvaine-Newsad)
by Krista Bowers-Sharpe - Last Updated Aug 21, 2014
Anthropological Research Methods
Art394
by Sean Cordes - Last Updated Feb 22, 2012
Avon/Abingdon H.S.
by Sean Cordes - Last Updated Feb 9, 2012
Biology 340 - Genetics
by Linda Zellmer - Last Updated Sep 24, 2014
This guide contains links to Library and other information resources related to Genetics, including links to Library catalogs, indexes to journal articles, reference works and news feeds.
Biology 470-Holt
by William Thompson - Last Updated Jun 9, 2010
Biology 470
Comm 241
by John Stierman - Last Updated Sep 27, 2013
COMM 241 (Bailey)
by Rod Sharpe - Last Updated Feb 10, 2014
Introduction to Public Speaking
Comm 330
by Krista Bowers-Sharpe, Rod Sharpe - Last Updated Feb 26, 2013
Language and Communication - Bailey - February 27, 2013
COMMUNICATION 130 - RIDLE BY JEFF MATLAK
by Jeff Matlak - Last Updated Sep 16, 2009
How to find almost everything
CSD 100 - Dalmasso
by Brian Clark - Last Updated Aug 29, 2014
CSD 501 - Patten
by Brian Clark - Last Updated Sep 17, 2014
CSD 501 - Patten
DFMH 470 Bruer
by Brian Clark - Last Updated Sep 17, 2013
EDL 600-Kilmer
by Sean Cordes - Last Updated Oct 10, 2014
EDL 660 - Watkins
by Sean Cordes - Last Updated Oct 12, 2014
EDL 711 Kilmer
by Brian Clark - Last Updated Mar 2, 2012
EDL 711 Kilmer
EIS 500
by Sean Cordes - Last Updated Jul 26, 2013
A guide to research in the field of Education, Interdisciplinary Studies, and Educational Leadership
ENG 180 - Bronough
by Brian Clark - Last Updated Oct 3, 2014
Eng 180 - Rose
by Sean Cordes - Last Updated Sep 25, 2010
Guide to basic ideas and resources for developing opinion papers.
ENG 180 Bradford
by Brian Clark - Last Updated Oct 3, 2014
ENG 180 Clothier
by Brian Clark - Last Updated Oct 3, 2014
ENG 180 Juhasz
by Brian Clark - Last Updated Feb 27, 2014
ENG 180 Mason-McFadden
by Brian Clark - Last Updated Oct 14, 2013
ENG 180 Moran-Cortes
by Sean Cordes - Last Updated Oct 15, 2013
Eng 180 Ortiz
by Brian Clark - Last Updated Mar 20, 2013
ENG 180 Popp
by Brian Clark - Last Updated Jan 31, 2013
ENG 180 Popp
Eng 180 Porter
by Sean Cordes - Last Updated Mar 7, 2013
Basic information for doing the College Composition I research paper, including including information about (1) the databases available on the library website (2) types of sources, (3) evaluating sources.
Eng 180 Scadden
by Brian Clark - Last Updated Mar 18, 2013
ENG 180 Westermeyer
by Brian Clark - Last Updated Mar 4, 2013
ENG 180 Westermeyer
ENG 180-College Composition I (Runge)
by Sean Cordes - Last Updated Apr 8, 2013
Library session to provide information for composition paper using peer reviewed and other materials.
ENG 180: College Writing I (Rigg)
by Mahrya Carncross - Last Updated Oct 3, 2014
English 180 (JP Stierman)
by John Stierman - Last Updated Oct 17, 2013
English 180 Schroeder
by Brian Clark - Last Updated Oct 16, 2012
GEOG 110 - World Regional Geography
by Linda Zellmer - Last Updated Aug 8, 2013
This guide provides information on resources that can be used to search for information on the World and countries of the World.
Geology 380 - Information Sources in Hydrology
by Linda Zellmer - Last Updated Aug 25, 2014
This guide provides links to information resources related to hydrology. It includes indexes that can be used to find books and maps, and links to government water agencies.
Greek Life Library Guide
by Sean Cordes - Last Updated Feb 9, 2011
HE120 - Clerc
by Sean Cordes - Last Updated Feb 3, 2011
Health Sciences 400: Grant Writing
by John Stierman - Last Updated Aug 28, 2013
HIST 308 - The American West
by Linda Zellmer - Last Updated Jan 28, 2014
Information sources related to the history of the American West
History 145: History of Asia
by John Stierman - Last Updated Feb 4, 2014
History 201: Historical Methods
by John Stierman - Last Updated Apr 2, 2014
History 300: Urban America
by John Stierman - Last Updated Sep 2, 2014
History 349: Africa Since 1800
by John Stierman - Last Updated Oct 8, 2013
History 422G - Environmental History
by Linda Zellmer - Last Updated Sep 10, 2014
Information resources related to the history of the environment and environmental issues.
HORT 180 - Introductory Horticulture
by Linda Zellmer - Last Updated Sep 2, 2014
This guide provides information about library and web resources related to Horticulture.
HORT485 Turf Management
by Linda Zellmer - Last Updated Aug 22, 2014
HS 250 - Clerc
by Brian Clark - Last Updated Oct 11, 2013
HS 250 - Clerc
HS 412-Bezold
by Sean Cordes, Daneen Richardson - Last Updated Oct 25, 2012
Illinois History
by Tom Finley, Jeff Hancks, Linda Zellmer - Last Updated Sep 10, 2014
This guide provides information on library resources that can be used to research topics related to Illinois History.
International Student Guide
by Sean Cordes - Last Updated Jan 10, 2014
JOURN-415
by Sean Cordes - Last Updated Oct 23, 2012
Media portrayal assignment
KIN 571 Kovacs
by Brian Clark - Last Updated Sep 4, 2012
LEJA 303
by Jeanne Stierman - Last Updated Oct 26, 2011
Quantitative Techniques for Law Enforcement
LEJA 306
by Sean Cordes, John Stierman - Last Updated Jul 23, 2013
LEJA 442-DiFonso
by Sean Cordes, Justin Georges, Chuck Malone, Dane Severinsen - Last Updated Jul 25, 2014
This is information related to individual journal and paper reports in LEJA 442, Current Issues in Corrections
Lewistown H.S.
by Sean Cordes - Last Updated Nov 1, 2010
LIB 201-Periodicals and Databases-Pt 1
by Sean Cordes - Last Updated Oct 10, 2014
Library 101
by Sean Cordes - Last Updated Jul 13, 2011
Introduction to Library Materials and Services
LLA 313: Children's Literature
by Library Instruction - Last Updated Jan 19, 2012
Management 474G - Trademark Overview
by Chuck Malone - Last Updated Sep 23, 2014
MKTG 317
by Jeanne Stierman - Last Updated Sep 16, 2014
International Business
MKTG 327
by Jeanne Stierman - Last Updated Oct 21, 2014
Marketing Principles
MKTG 329
by Jeanne Stierman - Last Updated Oct 20, 2014
Marketing Research
MKTG 417
by Jeanne Stierman - Last Updated Feb 15, 2014
International Marketing
MUS 441
by Jeanne Stierman - Last Updated Sep 3, 2014
Current Issues in Music Business
Music 190y
by Rod Sharpe - Last Updated Feb 4, 2014
How to navigate the Music Library
Music 390 - Hardeman
by Rod Sharpe - Last Updated Sep 9, 2013
Renaissance & Early Baroque Music
POLS 100 - Vimpi
by Brian Clark - Last Updated Oct 7, 2013
POLS 122Y
by Sean Cordes - Last Updated Mar 25, 2011
PSY 100/Keefe
by Brian Clark - Last Updated Nov 14, 2012
PSY 323: Research in Psychology II (Sears)
by Mahrya Carncross - Last Updated Aug 27, 2014
This guide will describe some the library resources you will use in PSY 323.
PSY100Y-Sotozaki
by Sean Cordes - Last Updated Oct 20, 2010
Research in Educational Leadership
by Sean Cordes - Last Updated Aug 7, 2014
Introduction to research techniques, citations, and the research paper.
RPTA 466g Resort Management
by John Stierman - Last Updated Aug 24, 2013
SOC 100 (Ebert Wallace)
by Krista Bowers-Sharpe - Last Updated Aug 21, 2014
Introduction to Sociology
SOC 100 (Wilson)
by Krista Bowers-Sharpe - Last Updated Oct 8, 2013
Introduction to Sociology - Fall 2013
SOC 332
by Krista Bowers-Sharpe - Last Updated Sep 4, 2013
Sociological Research Methods II
SOC 424
by Krista Bowers-Sharpe - Last Updated Feb 25, 2014
Sociology of Mental Health (Ebert Wallace)
Soc100Y-Tollini
by Sean Cordes - Last Updated Nov 22, 2011
SOC332-Mannion
by Sean Cordes - Last Updated Mar 29, 2011
Social Work 312-Davis
by Brian Clark - Last Updated Sep 16, 2013
Social Work 325 - Social Policy
by Chuck Malone - Last Updated Oct 15, 2014
Primary and secondary resources to research social policies
Social Work 425
by Chuck Malone - Last Updated Oct 5, 2014
A Library Workshop on Illinois Agencies and their Regulations. Also, Finding Funding Sources
SPAN 340 (Obregon)
by Krista Bowers-Sharpe - Last Updated Jan 29, 2014
Spanish for Law Enforcement
SPED 440 Kieran
by Brian Clark - Last Updated Sep 4, 2013
SPED 440 Mummert
by Brian Clark - Last Updated Jul 23, 2013
SPED 440 Mummert
THEA100-Woods by Brian Clark
by Brian Clark - Last Updated Sep 25, 2014
Theatre 100
UNIV 100 (Fecht, 8 AM)
by Krista Bowers-Sharpe - Last Updated Oct 8, 2014
Personal Growth in Higher Education
UNIV 100 (Hartnett)
by Krista Bowers-Sharpe - Last Updated Oct 13, 2014
University 100 - Barker
by Brian Clark - Last Updated Oct 14, 2014
UNIV 100 - Barker
V.I.T. High School
by Sean Cordes - Last Updated Feb 29, 2012
WESL-Lattan
by Sean Cordes - Last Updated Sep 9, 2012
WS 355 (Stovall)
by Krista Bowers-Sharpe - Last Updated Sep 3, 2014
Introduction to Feminist Theory
Comm 241
by John Stierman - Last Updated Sep 27, 2013
COMM 241 (Bailey)
by Rod Sharpe - Last Updated Feb 10, 2014
Introduction to Public Speaking
Comm 330
by Krista Bowers-Sharpe, Rod Sharpe - Last Updated Feb 26, 2013
Language and Communication - Bailey - February 27, 2013
Communication
by Brian Clark - Last Updated Nov 22, 2011
Department Research Guides identify and define standard information retrieval tools for a specific department. Each guide was created and is maintained by the library liaison for that department. We encourage you to recommend resources for the guides.
COMMUNICATION 130 - RIDLE BY JEFF MATLAK
by Jeff Matlak - Last Updated Sep 16, 2009
How to find almost everything
Communication Sciences & Disorders
by Brian Clark - Last Updated Jan 19, 2012
Department Research Guides identify and define standard information retrieval tools for a specific department. Each guide was created and is maintained by the library liaison for that department. We encourage you to recommend resources for the guides.
CSD 100 - Dalmasso
by Brian Clark - Last Updated Aug 29, 2014
CSD 501 - Patten
by Brian Clark - Last Updated Sep 17, 2014
CSD 501 - Patten
Computer Sciences
by Mahrya Carncross - Last Updated Sep 4, 2012
This guide lists key resources for getting started with computer sciences research.
Banned and Challenged Books
by Krista Bowers-Sharpe - Last Updated Sep 11, 2014
Curriculum and Instruction
by Mahrya Carncross - Last Updated Sep 5, 2012
This subject guide identifies and defines standard information retrieval tools and resources for a specific subject. Each guide was created to provide information about each subject, as well as assist with research related to this subject.
LLA 313: Children's Literature
by Library Instruction - Last Updated Jan 19, 2012
Academic Search Premier
by Justin Georges - Last Updated Jul 16, 2013
Academic Search Premier is an excellent source of scholarly journals in all academic disciplines. More than 8,000 journals are indexed and full text is provided for more than 4500.
Access World News
by Justin Georges - Last Updated May 28, 2013
ANSC424 Animal Reproduction
by Linda Zellmer - Last Updated Sep 15, 2014
This guide provides information on finding information related to animal science and reproduction.
Biology 340 - Genetics
by Linda Zellmer - Last Updated Sep 24, 2014
This guide contains links to Library and other information resources related to Genetics, including links to Library catalogs, indexes to journal articles, reference works and news feeds.
CINAHL
by Daneen Richardson - Last Updated Aug 14, 2014
Steps in searching CINAHL
CQ Researcher
by Justin Georges - Last Updated Jun 22, 2011
Getting Published: Choosing and Evaluating Journals
by Linda Zellmer - Last Updated Sep 23, 2014
This guide provides information on choosing and evaluating journals for possible publication.
InfoTrac (Expanded Academic Index)
by Justin Georges - Last Updated Jun 22, 2011
LexisNexis Academic Legal Resources
by Chuck Malone - Last Updated Oct 8, 2014
How to look up cases -- law review articles -- U.S. Supreme Court briefs -- laws -- regulations. How to use Shepard's Citations. How to use American Jurisprudence. How to use Illinois Jurisprudence.
Opposing Viewpoints
by Justin Georges - Last Updated Apr 12, 2011
Sociological Abstracts
by Sean Cordes - Last Updated Sep 7, 2008
A brief guide for using the Sociological Abstracts database.
Using Databases
by Library Instruction - Last Updated Jun 13, 2014
This guide will introduce you to the library Databases at WIU. You will find out what we subscribe to and where they are located. It is intended to provide information for scholarly research and to supplement classroom learning.
Using Lexis Nexis To Search for Newspaper Articles Part 1
by William Thompson - Last Updated May 12, 2008
Using Lexis Nexis to search for newspaper articles.
Accounting & Finance
by Jeanne Stierman - Last Updated Feb 24, 2014
African American Studies
by John Stierman - Last Updated Jun 7, 2012
Department Research Guides identify and define standard information retrieval tools for a specific department. Each guide was created and is maintained by the library liaison for that department. We encourage you to recommend resources for the guides.
Agriculture
by Linda Zellmer - Last Updated Aug 18, 2014
This guide contains links to resources for Western Illinois University students, faculty and staff looking for information related to agriculture. It contains links to library and other resources related to all aspects of agriculture.
Art
by Rod Sharpe - Last Updated Apr 1, 2013
Department Research Guides identify and define standard information retrieval tools for a specific department. Each guide was created and is maintained by the library liaison for that department. We encourage you to recommend resources for the guides.
Biological Sciences
by Linda Zellmer - Last Updated Aug 19, 2014
Department Research Guides identify and define standard information retrieval tools for a specific department. Each guide was created and is maintained by the library liaison for that department. We encourage you to recommend resources for the guides.
Broadcasting
by Brian Clark - Last Updated Jan 30, 2014
Department Research Guides identify and define standard information retrieval tools for a specific department. Each guide was created and is maintained by the library liaison for that department. We encourage you to recommend resources for the guides.
Chemistry
by Linda Zellmer - Last Updated Aug 22, 2014
This guide contains links to resources for Western Illinois University students, faculty and staff looking for Chemistry information. It contains links to library and other resources related to all aspects of the Chemistry.
Communication
by Brian Clark - Last Updated Nov 22, 2011
Department Research Guides identify and define standard information retrieval tools for a specific department. Each guide was created and is maintained by the library liaison for that department. We encourage you to recommend resources for the guides.
Communication Sciences & Disorders
by Brian Clark - Last Updated Jan 19, 2012
Department Research Guides identify and define standard information retrieval tools for a specific department. Each guide was created and is maintained by the library liaison for that department. We encourage you to recommend resources for the guides.
Computer Sciences
by Mahrya Carncross - Last Updated Sep 4, 2012
This guide lists key resources for getting started with computer sciences research.
Curriculum and Instruction
by Mahrya Carncross - Last Updated Sep 5, 2012
This subject guide identifies and defines standard information retrieval tools and resources for a specific subject. Each guide was created to provide information about each subject, as well as assist with research related to this subject.
Dietetics, Fashion Merchandising & Hospitality
by John Stierman - Last Updated Jun 13, 2013
Department Research Guides identify and define standard information retrieval tools for a specific department. Each guide was created and is maintained by the library liaison for that department. We encourage you to recommend resources for the guides.
Economics & Decision Sciences
by Jeanne Stierman - Last Updated Jul 7, 2014
Engineering Technology
by Chuck Malone - Last Updated Aug 8, 2012
Department Research Guides identify and define standard information retrieval tools for a specific department. Each guide was created and is maintained by the library liaison for that department. We encourage you to recommend resources for the guides.
Foreign Languages & Literature
by Krista Bowers-Sharpe - Last Updated Aug 22, 2012
Department Research Guides identify and define standard information retrieval tools for a specific department. Each guide was created and is maintained by the library liaison for that department. We encourage you to recommend resources for the guides.
Geography
by Linda Zellmer - Last Updated Aug 19, 2014
This guide contains links to information sources related to all aspects of the geography for Western Illinois University students, faculty and staff. In order to assist with research related to geography, this guide will grow and change as needed.
Geology
by Linda Zellmer - Last Updated Aug 19, 2014
This guide contains links to resources for Western Illinois University students, faculty and staff looking for geoscience information. It contains links to library and other resources related to all aspects of the geosciences.
Graphic Communication Resources at WIU Libraries
by Chuck Malone - Last Updated Jan 21, 2014
WIU Libraries' resources for the Graphic Communication Program of the Engineering Technology Department
Health Sciences
by Daneen Richardson - Last Updated Aug 20, 2014
Department Research Guides identify and define standard information retrieval tools for a specific department. Each guide was created and is maintained by the library liaison for that department. We encourage you to recommend resources for the guides.
History Department Guide
by John Stierman - Last Updated Sep 7, 2012
Department Research Guides identify and define standard information retrieval tools for a specific department. Each guide was created and is maintained by the library liaison for that department. We encourage you to recommend resources for the guides.
Instructional Design & Technology
by Jeff Hancks, John Stierman - Last Updated Jun 7, 2012
Department Research Guides identify and define standard information retrieval tools for a specific department. Each guide was created and is maintained by the library liaison for that department. We encourage you to recommend resources for the guides.
Kinesiology
by Daneen Richardson - Last Updated Nov 13, 2012
Department Research Guides identify and define standard information retrieval tools for a specific department. Each guide was created and is maintained by the library liaison for that department. We encourage you to recommend resources for the guides.
Law Enforcement and Justice Administration
by Chuck Malone - Last Updated Aug 12, 2014
Government and Legal Information Unit Links, Specialized Databases, Government Agencies, Specialized Publications, and 2-page Hot Topic Guides related to Law Enforcement, Justice Administration, Legal Reference, and Crime Statistics
Management & Marketing
by Jeanne Stierman - Last Updated Jan 24, 2014
This guide identifies some standard MGT, MKTG, and SCM resources available at the WIU Libraries and beyond. The guide is a work in progress, so I welcome suggestions regarding content, organization, or presentation.
Nursing
by Daneen Richardson - Last Updated Sep 9, 2014
WIU Library Resource Guide for Nursing
Philosophy and Religious Studies
by Mahrya Carncross - Last Updated Aug 10, 2012
Department Guide
Physics
by Linda Zellmer - Last Updated Aug 20, 2014
Department Research Guides identify and define information resources for a specific department. Each guide was created and is maintained by the library liaison for that department. We encourage you to recommend resources for the guides.
Political Science
by William Thompson - Last Updated May 3, 2010
Department Research Guides identify and define standard information retrieval tools for a specific department. Each guide was created and is maintained by the library liaison for that department. We encourage you to recommend resources for the guides.
Psychology
by Daneen Richardson - Last Updated Aug 22, 2013
Department Research Guides identify and define standard information retrieval tools for a specific department. Each guide was created and is maintained by the library liaison for that department. We encourage you to recommend resources for the guides.
Recreation, Park & Tourism Administration
by John Stierman - Last Updated Oct 14, 2014
Department Research Guides identify and define standard information retrieval tools for a specific department. Each guide was created and is maintained by the library liaison for that department. We encourage you to recommend resources for the guides.
Sociology & Anthropology
by Krista Bowers-Sharpe - Last Updated Aug 17, 2012
Department Research Guides identify and define standard information retrieval tools for a specific department. Each guide was created and is maintained by the library liaison for that department. We encourage you to recommend resources for the guides.
Women's Studies
by Krista Bowers-Sharpe - Last Updated Aug 17, 2012
Department Research Guides identify and define standard information retrieval tools for a specific department. Each guide was created and is maintained by the library liaison for that department. We encourage you to recommend resources for the guides.
CINAHL
by Daneen Richardson - Last Updated Aug 14, 2014
Steps in searching CINAHL
DFMH 470 Bruer
by Brian Clark - Last Updated Sep 17, 2013
Using American Factfinder
by Linda Zellmer - Last Updated Feb 27, 2013
This is a guide to using American FactFinder 2, the Census Bureau's data access system.
International Student Guide
by Sean Cordes - Last Updated Jan 10, 2014
Economics & Decision Sciences
by Jeanne Stierman - Last Updated Jul 7, 2014
EIS 500
by Sean Cordes - Last Updated Jul 26, 2013
A guide to research in the field of Education, Interdisciplinary Studies, and Educational Leadership
EDL 600-Kilmer
by Sean Cordes - Last Updated Oct 10, 2014
EDL 660 - Watkins
by Sean Cordes - Last Updated Oct 12, 2014
EDL 711 Kilmer
by Brian Clark - Last Updated Mar 2, 2012
EDL 711 Kilmer
Research in Educational Leadership
by Sean Cordes - Last Updated Aug 7, 2014
Introduction to research techniques, citations, and the research paper.
Engineering Technology
by Chuck Malone - Last Updated Aug 8, 2012
Department Research Guides identify and define standard information retrieval tools for a specific department. Each guide was created and is maintained by the library liaison for that department. We encourage you to recommend resources for the guides.
Graphic Communication Resources at WIU Libraries
by Chuck Malone - Last Updated Jan 21, 2014
WIU Libraries' resources for the Graphic Communication Program of the Engineering Technology Department
Banned and Challenged Books
by Krista Bowers-Sharpe - Last Updated Sep 11, 2014
ENG 180 - Bronough
by Brian Clark - Last Updated Oct 3, 2014
Eng 180 - Rose
by Sean Cordes - Last Updated Sep 25, 2010
Guide to basic ideas and resources for developing opinion papers.
ENG 180 Bradford
by Brian Clark - Last Updated Oct 3, 2014
ENG 180 Clothier
by Brian Clark - Last Updated Oct 3, 2014
ENG 180 Fall 2014/
by Daneen Richardson - Last Updated Oct 20, 2014
ENG 180 Juhasz
by Brian Clark - Last Updated Feb 27, 2014
ENG 180 Mason-McFadden
by Brian Clark - Last Updated Oct 14, 2013
ENG 180 Moran-Cortes
by Sean Cordes - Last Updated Oct 15, 2013
Eng 180 Ortiz
by Brian Clark - Last Updated Mar 20, 2013
ENG 180 Popp
by Brian Clark - Last Updated Jan 31, 2013
ENG 180 Popp
Eng 180 Scadden
by Brian Clark - Last Updated Mar 18, 2013
ENG 180 Westermeyer
by Brian Clark - Last Updated Mar 4, 2013
ENG 180 Westermeyer
ENG 180-College Composition I (Runge)
by Sean Cordes - Last Updated Apr 8, 2013
Library session to provide information for composition paper using peer reviewed and other materials.
ENG 180: College Writing I (Rigg)
by Mahrya Carncross - Last Updated Oct 3, 2014
English & Journalism
by Mahrya Carncross, William Thompson - Last Updated Nov 5, 2012
Department Research Guides identify and define standard information retrieval tools for a specific department. Each guide was created and is maintained by the library liaison for that department. We encourage you to recommend resources for the guides.
English 180 (JP Stierman)
by John Stierman - Last Updated Oct 17, 2013
English 180 Schroeder
by Brian Clark - Last Updated Oct 16, 2012
Introduction to WIU Libraries (ENG 180)
by Mahrya Carncross, William Thompson - Last Updated Jan 31, 2014
This guide is meant to accompany the information found in your ENG 180 textbook. It provides additional information about WIU Libraries' resources and services
JOURN-415
by Sean Cordes - Last Updated Oct 23, 2012
Media portrayal assignment
Foreign Languages & Literature
by Krista Bowers-Sharpe - Last Updated Aug 22, 2012
Department Research Guides identify and define standard information retrieval tools for a specific department. Each guide was created and is maintained by the library liaison for that department. We encourage you to recommend resources for the guides.
SPAN 340 (Obregon)
by Krista Bowers-Sharpe - Last Updated Jan 29, 2014
Spanish for Law Enforcement
Finding Place Name Information
by Linda Zellmer - Last Updated Aug 7, 2012
This guide contains links to online gazetteers and atlases that can be used to find information on the places and their location. It contains links to resources on the United States, individual states, countries and the World.
GEOG 110 - World Regional Geography
by Linda Zellmer - Last Updated Aug 8, 2013
This guide provides information on resources that can be used to search for information on the World and countries of the World.
Geography
by Linda Zellmer - Last Updated Aug 19, 2014
This guide contains links to information sources related to all aspects of the geography for Western Illinois University students, faculty and staff. In order to assist with research related to geography, this guide will grow and change as needed.
Geology
by Linda Zellmer - Last Updated Aug 19, 2014
This guide contains links to resources for Western Illinois University students, faculty and staff looking for geoscience information. It contains links to library and other resources related to all aspects of the geosciences.
Geology 380 - Information Sources in Hydrology
by Linda Zellmer - Last Updated Aug 25, 2014
This guide provides links to information resources related to hydrology. It includes indexes that can be used to find books and maps, and links to government water agencies.
Aging Resources
by Andrea Francis - Last Updated Nov 5, 2008
A Guide to Government and Legal Resources on Aging and the Elderly.
Confined Animal Feeding Operations
by Linda Zellmer - Last Updated Jul 19, 2011
Information resources on confined (concentrated) animal feeding operations and factory farming.
Drug Legalization Debate
by Andrea Francis - Last Updated Feb 4, 2011
A Guide to Selected Government and Legal Information Available at WIU's Government, Legal, Spatial and Data Services Library.
Finding International Information
by Andrea Francis - Last Updated Apr 10, 2013
This research guide includes major web and print resources.
HIST 308 - The American West
by Linda Zellmer - Last Updated Jan 28, 2014
Information sources related to the history of the American West
Law Enforcement and Justice Administration
by Chuck Malone - Last Updated Aug 12, 2014
Government and Legal Information Unit Links, Specialized Databases, Government Agencies, Specialized Publications, and 2-page Hot Topic Guides related to Law Enforcement, Justice Administration, Legal Reference, and Crime Statistics
LexisNexis Academic Legal Resources
by Chuck Malone - Last Updated Oct 8, 2014
How to look up cases -- law review articles -- U.S. Supreme Court briefs -- laws -- regulations. How to use Shepard's Citations. How to use American Jurisprudence. How to use Illinois Jurisprudence.
Redistricting in Illinois
by Linda Zellmer - Last Updated Jan 22, 2013
This guide provides links to information on 2011 redistricting activities in Illinois.
Statistics
by Andrea Francis - Last Updated Oct 9, 2012
A variety of major government statistical sources.
Using American Factfinder
by Linda Zellmer - Last Updated Feb 27, 2013
This is a guide to using American FactFinder 2, the Census Bureau's data access system.
CINAHL
by Daneen Richardson - Last Updated Aug 14, 2014
Steps in searching CINAHL
EOS 377
by Chuck Malone - Last Updated Sep 16, 2014
Environmental and Occupational Safety 377 library workshop on OSHA
Health Sciences
by Daneen Richardson - Last Updated Aug 20, 2014
Department Research Guides identify and define standard information retrieval tools for a specific department. Each guide was created and is maintained by the library liaison for that department. We encourage you to recommend resources for the guides.
Health Sciences 400: Grant Writing
by John Stierman - Last Updated Aug 28, 2013
HS 250 - Clerc
by Brian Clark - Last Updated Oct 11, 2013
HS 250 - Clerc
HS 412-Bezold
by Sean Cordes, Daneen Richardson - Last Updated Oct 25, 2012
Simple Web Site Navigation
by Justin Georges - Last Updated Jun 22, 2011
This guide will provide helpful information for how to navigate and locate information within a consumer health web site. This guide using the health information site 'Medline Plus' as an example for locating health information.
HIST 308 - The American West
by Linda Zellmer - Last Updated Jan 28, 2014
Information sources related to the history of the American West
History 145: History of Asia
by John Stierman - Last Updated Feb 4, 2014
History 201: Historical Methods
by John Stierman - Last Updated Apr 2, 2014
History 300: Urban America
by John Stierman - Last Updated Sep 2, 2014
History 349: Africa Since 1800
by John Stierman - Last Updated Oct 8, 2013
History 422G - Environmental History
by Linda Zellmer - Last Updated Sep 10, 2014
Information resources related to the history of the environment and environmental issues.
History Department Guide
by John Stierman - Last Updated Sep 7, 2012
Department Research Guides identify and define standard information retrieval tools for a specific department. Each guide was created and is maintained by the library liaison for that department. We encourage you to recommend resources for the guides.
Illinois History
by Tom Finley, Jeff Hancks, Linda Zellmer - Last Updated Sep 10, 2014
This guide provides information on library resources that can be used to research topics related to Illinois History.
The Civil War
by Linda Zellmer - Last Updated Jan 14, 2014
This guide contains links to resources related to the U.S. Civil War and Illinois during the Civil War. It contains information on finding books, articles and government publications on the War and information on Civil War related Digital Collections.
War of the Rebellion
by Linda Zellmer - Last Updated Mar 14, 2014
This guide provides links to digitized volumes of "War of the Rebellion" available in the Internet Archive. These volumes can be searched, read online or downloaded. It is hoped that this site will be useful to people interested in the U.S. Civil War.
Finding Media On the Web
by Justin Georges - Last Updated Mar 26, 2014
This guide will assist you when finding royalty free and other media resources on the web.
CINAHL
by Daneen Richardson - Last Updated Aug 14, 2014
Steps in searching CINAHL
KIN 571 Kovacs
by Brian Clark - Last Updated Sep 4, 2012
Kinesiology
by Daneen Richardson - Last Updated Nov 13, 2012
Department Research Guides identify and define standard information retrieval tools for a specific department. Each guide was created and is maintained by the library liaison for that department. We encourage you to recommend resources for the guides.
Drug Legalization Debate
by Andrea Francis - Last Updated Feb 4, 2011
A Guide to Selected Government and Legal Information Available at WIU's Government, Legal, Spatial and Data Services Library.
Law Enforcement and Justice Administration
by Chuck Malone - Last Updated Aug 12, 2014
Government and Legal Information Unit Links, Specialized Databases, Government Agencies, Specialized Publications, and 2-page Hot Topic Guides related to Law Enforcement, Justice Administration, Legal Reference, and Crime Statistics
LEJA 303
by Jeanne Stierman - Last Updated Oct 26, 2011
Quantitative Techniques for Law Enforcement
LEJA 306
by Sean Cordes, John Stierman - Last Updated Jul 23, 2013
LEJA 442-DiFonso
by Sean Cordes, Justin Georges, Chuck Malone, Dane Severinsen - Last Updated Jul 25, 2014
This is information related to individual journal and paper reports in LEJA 442, Current Issues in Corrections
LexisNexis Academic Legal Resources
by Chuck Malone - Last Updated Oct 8, 2014
How to look up cases -- law review articles -- U.S. Supreme Court briefs -- laws -- regulations. How to use Shepard's Citations. How to use American Jurisprudence. How to use Illinois Jurisprudence.
Course Reserves
by Library Instruction - Last Updated Jul 24, 2013
Course reserves provide access to items needed for class assignments. Instructors can place items on reserve for students enrolled in their courses. It can sometimes be referred to as electronic reserves (ERes)
ENG 180 Fall 2014/
by Daneen Richardson - Last Updated Oct 20, 2014
Finding Videos in the Catalog
by Library Instruction - Last Updated Aug 27, 2013
This guide will show you how to find videos in the catalog.
Interlibrary Loan
by Library Instruction - Last Updated Sep 24, 2013
This guide will introduce you to Interlibrary loan (ILL), which is a service that allows one library to borrow materials that are owned by another library. It is intended to provide materials for scholarly research and to supplement classroom learning.
LexisNexis Academic Legal Resources
by Chuck Malone - Last Updated Oct 8, 2014
How to look up cases -- law review articles -- U.S. Supreme Court briefs -- laws -- regulations. How to use Shepard's Citations. How to use American Jurisprudence. How to use Illinois Jurisprudence.
My Account
by Library Instruction - Last Updated Sep 24, 2013
With My Account you can track and store personal information about titles you have checked out from the WIU libraries or requested from I-Share. You can also find item due dates and request renewals.
Related Resources
by Library Instruction - Last Updated Jun 10, 2014
This guide is for holding pages of related resources.
Using Databases
by Library Instruction - Last Updated Jun 13, 2014
This guide will introduce you to the library Databases at WIU. You will find out what we subscribe to and where they are located. It is intended to provide information for scholarly research and to supplement classroom learning.
Company Research
by Jeanne Stierman - Last Updated Feb 25, 2014
Industry Research
by Jeanne Stierman - Last Updated Feb 14, 2014
Management & Marketing
by Jeanne Stierman - Last Updated Jan 24, 2014
This guide identifies some standard MGT, MKTG, and SCM resources available at the WIU Libraries and beyond. The guide is a work in progress, so I welcome suggestions regarding content, organization, or presentation.
Management 474G - Trademark Overview
by Chuck Malone - Last Updated Sep 23, 2014
MKTG 317
by Jeanne Stierman - Last Updated Sep 16, 2014
International Business
MKTG 327
by Jeanne Stierman - Last Updated Oct 21, 2014
Marketing Principles
MKTG 329
by Jeanne Stierman - Last Updated Oct 20, 2014
Marketing Research
MKTG 417
by Jeanne Stierman - Last Updated Feb 15, 2014
International Marketing
MUS 441
by Jeanne Stierman - Last Updated Sep 3, 2014
Current Issues in Music Business
Music 190y
by Rod Sharpe - Last Updated Feb 4, 2014
How to navigate the Music Library
Music 390 - Hardeman
by Rod Sharpe - Last Updated Sep 9, 2013
Renaissance & Early Baroque Music
CINAHL
by Daneen Richardson - Last Updated Aug 14, 2014
Steps in searching CINAHL
Nursing
by Daneen Richardson - Last Updated Sep 9, 2014
WIU Library Resource Guide for Nursing
Philosophy and Religious Studies
by Mahrya Carncross - Last Updated Aug 10, 2012
Department Guide
Physics
by Linda Zellmer - Last Updated Aug 20, 2014
Department Research Guides identify and define information resources for a specific department. Each guide was created and is maintained by the library liaison for that department. We encourage you to recommend resources for the guides.
Banned and Challenged Books
by Krista Bowers-Sharpe - Last Updated Sep 11, 2014
LexisNexis Academic Legal Resources
by Chuck Malone - Last Updated Oct 8, 2014
How to look up cases -- law review articles -- U.S. Supreme Court briefs -- laws -- regulations. How to use Shepard's Citations. How to use American Jurisprudence. How to use Illinois Jurisprudence.
Political Science
by William Thompson - Last Updated May 3, 2010
Department Research Guides identify and define standard information retrieval tools for a specific department. Each guide was created and is maintained by the library liaison for that department. We encourage you to recommend resources for the guides.
POLS 100 - Vimpi
by Brian Clark - Last Updated Oct 7, 2013
POLS 122Y
by Sean Cordes - Last Updated Mar 25, 2011
Redistricting in Illinois
by Linda Zellmer - Last Updated Jan 22, 2013
This guide provides links to information on 2011 redistricting activities in Illinois.
CINAHL
by Daneen Richardson - Last Updated Aug 14, 2014
Steps in searching CINAHL
PSY 100/Keefe
by Brian Clark - Last Updated Nov 14, 2012
PSY 323: Research in Psychology II (Sears)
by Mahrya Carncross - Last Updated Aug 27, 2014
This guide will describe some the library resources you will use in PSY 323.
PSY100Y-Sotozaki
by Sean Cordes - Last Updated Oct 20, 2010
Psychology
by Daneen Richardson - Last Updated Aug 22, 2013
Department Research Guides identify and define standard information retrieval tools for a specific department. Each guide was created and is maintained by the library liaison for that department. We encourage you to recommend resources for the guides.
Doing Literature Reviews
by Sean Cordes - Last Updated Jun 4, 2012
A guide for doing literature reviews using the example of Recreation, Parks, and Tourism Administration
Recreation, Park & Tourism Administration
by John Stierman - Last Updated Oct 14, 2014
Department Research Guides identify and define standard information retrieval tools for a specific department. Each guide was created and is maintained by the library liaison for that department. We encourage you to recommend resources for the guides.
RPTA 466g Resort Management
by John Stierman - Last Updated Aug 24, 2013
21st Century Literacy
by Sean Cordes - Last Updated Jun 14, 2010
Guide describing the areas, vision, organizations, and resources for developing 21st Century Literacy (21C) programs.
AAS 281-Literature of the Black World (Boukari)
by Sean Cordes - Last Updated Mar 28, 2013
Session on how to located movie reviews.
Academic Search Premier
by Justin Georges - Last Updated Jul 16, 2013
Academic Search Premier is an excellent source of scholarly journals in all academic disciplines. More than 8,000 journals are indexed and full text is provided for more than 4500.
Access World News
by Justin Georges - Last Updated May 28, 2013
Aging Resources
by Andrea Francis - Last Updated Nov 5, 2008
A Guide to Government and Legal Resources on Aging and the Elderly.
AGRN 374 - Plant Disease Information Guide
by Linda Zellmer - Last Updated Aug 18, 2014
This guide provides links to resources that can be used to research information about crop diseases. It includes indexes and databases, reference sources and links to government information on plant diseases.
Choosing your sources
by Mahrya Carncross - Last Updated Aug 22, 2012
With so much information available, it's hard to decide which sources to use. This guide will introduce you to the basics of evaluating your information sources.
Citation Builders
by Mahrya Carncross - Last Updated May 2, 2012
You don't need to create your citations from scratch! Use this guide to find out more.
Citing your Sources
by Mahrya Carncross - Last Updated Jun 27, 2012
This guide covers the basics of citing sources. Why do we cite? When should you cite? How should you do it? Find answers to these questions here.
Company Research
by Jeanne Stierman - Last Updated Feb 25, 2014
Complex Pagination in Word 2010
by William Thompson - Last Updated May 22, 2013
How to do complex pagination using section breaks and delinking in Word 2010
Copyright Resources at WIU
by Library Instruction - Last Updated Aug 16, 2012
This guide focuses on resources regarding copyright, fair use, and the TEACH Act. Also included are case scenarios. This guide was created by Peggy West (Center for Innovation in Teaching and Research) and Andrea Falcone (University Libraries).
CQ Researcher
by Justin Georges - Last Updated Jun 22, 2011
Doing Literature Reviews
by Sean Cordes - Last Updated Jun 4, 2012
A guide for doing literature reviews using the example of Recreation, Parks, and Tourism Administration
Drug Legalization Debate
by Andrea Francis - Last Updated Feb 4, 2011
A Guide to Selected Government and Legal Information Available at WIU's Government, Legal, Spatial and Data Services Library.
Find a Journal
by Mahrya Carncross - Last Updated Jun 14, 2013
This guide will help you find full-text articles from a particular publication.
Finding International Information
by Andrea Francis - Last Updated Apr 10, 2013
This research guide includes major web and print resources.
Finding Media On the Web
by Justin Georges - Last Updated Mar 26, 2014
This guide will assist you when finding royalty free and other media resources on the web.
Finding Place Name Information
by Linda Zellmer - Last Updated Aug 7, 2012
This guide contains links to online gazetteers and atlases that can be used to find information on the places and their location. It contains links to resources on the United States, individual states, countries and the World.
Finding Test and Survey Instruments @ WIU
by Krista Bowers-Sharpe - Last Updated Feb 3, 2011
How to locate educational and psychological tests and surveys to use for your research project.
Graduate Research
by Sean Cordes - Last Updated Sep 5, 2012
Guide to doing graduate level research.
Industry Research
by Jeanne Stierman - Last Updated Feb 14, 2014
InfoTrac (Expanded Academic Index)
by Justin Georges - Last Updated Jun 22, 2011
Introduction to WIU Libraries (ENG 180)
by Mahrya Carncross, William Thompson - Last Updated Jan 31, 2014
This guide is meant to accompany the information found in your ENG 180 textbook. It provides additional information about WIU Libraries' resources and services
Library Research Basics
by Mahrya Carncross - Last Updated Jun 27, 2012
This guide will help you understand the basic process of library research for a typical college paper.
Persistent Links to Searches and / or Articles in Lexis Nexis
by William Thompson - Last Updated May 17, 2010
How to create persistent links to searches in Lexis Nexis
Redistricting in Illinois
by Linda Zellmer - Last Updated Jan 22, 2013
This guide provides links to information on 2011 redistricting activities in Illinois.
Research in Educational Leadership
by Sean Cordes - Last Updated Aug 7, 2014
Introduction to research techniques, citations, and the research paper.
Scholarly and non-scholarly periodicals
by Sean Cordes - Last Updated Sep 19, 2008
Scholarly and non-scholarly periodicals-How to tell them apart.
Simple Web Site Navigation
by Justin Georges - Last Updated Jun 22, 2011
This guide will provide helpful information for how to navigate and locate information within a consumer health web site. This guide using the health information site 'Medline Plus' as an example for locating health information.
Statistics
by Andrea Francis - Last Updated Oct 9, 2012
A variety of major government statistical sources.
The Civil War
by Linda Zellmer - Last Updated Jan 14, 2014
This guide contains links to resources related to the U.S. Civil War and Illinois during the Civil War. It contains information on finding books, articles and government publications on the War and information on Civil War related Digital Collections.
Types of Periodicals
by Krista Bowers-Sharpe - Last Updated Aug 17, 2012
Distinguishing Scholarly from Non-scholarly Periodicals: A Checklist of Criteria
Using American Factfinder
by Linda Zellmer - Last Updated Feb 27, 2013
This is a guide to using American FactFinder 2, the Census Bureau's data access system.
Using Databases
by Library Instruction - Last Updated Jun 13, 2014
This guide will introduce you to the library Databases at WIU. You will find out what we subscribe to and where they are located. It is intended to provide information for scholarly research and to supplement classroom learning.
Using Lexis Nexis To Search for Newspaper Articles Part 1
by William Thompson - Last Updated May 12, 2008
Using Lexis Nexis to search for newspaper articles.
21st Century Literacy
by Sean Cordes - Last Updated Jun 14, 2010
Guide describing the areas, vision, organizations, and resources for developing 21st Century Literacy (21C) programs.
Academic Search Premier
by Justin Georges - Last Updated Jul 16, 2013
Academic Search Premier is an excellent source of scholarly journals in all academic disciplines. More than 8,000 journals are indexed and full text is provided for more than 4500.
ANSC424 Animal Reproduction
by Linda Zellmer - Last Updated Sep 15, 2014
This guide provides information on finding information related to animal science and reproduction.
Argumentative Essay
by Sean Cordes - Last Updated Aug 10, 2012
Cause and Effect Papers
by Sean Cordes - Last Updated Oct 12, 2008
A guide for writing the cause and effect essay.
Choosing your sources
by Mahrya Carncross - Last Updated Aug 22, 2012
With so much information available, it's hard to decide which sources to use. This guide will introduce you to the basics of evaluating your information sources.
Citation Builders
by Mahrya Carncross - Last Updated May 2, 2012
You don't need to create your citations from scratch! Use this guide to find out more.
Citing Bibliographic Sources: APA
by John Stierman - Last Updated Sep 25, 2014
An introduction to the most popular guide for the social sciences.
Citing Bibliographic Sources: Chicago
by John Stierman - Last Updated Apr 4, 2011
A Popular Style Manual in the Humanities
Citing Bibliographic Sources: MLA
by John Stierman - Last Updated Aug 24, 2010
The Recommended Style Manual for English Majors
Citing Sources-Whys and Hows
by Sean Cordes - Last Updated Nov 23, 2011
Brief guide on why and how we create citations and bibliographies.
Citing your Sources
by Mahrya Carncross - Last Updated Jun 27, 2012
This guide covers the basics of citing sources. Why do we cite? When should you cite? How should you do it? Find answers to these questions here.
Company Research
by Jeanne Stierman - Last Updated Feb 25, 2014
Complex Pagination in Word 2010
by William Thompson - Last Updated May 22, 2013
How to do complex pagination using section breaks and delinking in Word 2010
Copyright Resources at WIU
by Library Instruction - Last Updated Aug 16, 2012
This guide focuses on resources regarding copyright, fair use, and the TEACH Act. Also included are case scenarios. This guide was created by Peggy West (Center for Innovation in Teaching and Research) and Andrea Falcone (University Libraries).
CQ Researcher
by Justin Georges - Last Updated Jun 22, 2011
Doing Literature Reviews
by Sean Cordes - Last Updated Jun 4, 2012
A guide for doing literature reviews using the example of Recreation, Parks, and Tourism Administration
Drug Legalization Debate
by Andrea Francis - Last Updated Feb 4, 2011
A Guide to Selected Government and Legal Information Available at WIU's Government, Legal, Spatial and Data Services Library.
Find a Journal
by Mahrya Carncross - Last Updated Jun 14, 2013
This guide will help you find full-text articles from a particular publication.
Finding International Information
by Andrea Francis - Last Updated Apr 10, 2013
This research guide includes major web and print resources.
Finding Media On the Web
by Justin Georges - Last Updated Mar 26, 2014
This guide will assist you when finding royalty free and other media resources on the web.
Finding Place Name Information
by Linda Zellmer - Last Updated Aug 7, 2012
This guide contains links to online gazetteers and atlases that can be used to find information on the places and their location. It contains links to resources on the United States, individual states, countries and the World.
Finding Test and Survey Instruments @ WIU
by Krista Bowers-Sharpe - Last Updated Feb 3, 2011
How to locate educational and psychological tests and surveys to use for your research project.
Getting Published: Choosing and Evaluating Journals
by Linda Zellmer - Last Updated Sep 23, 2014
This guide provides information on choosing and evaluating journals for possible publication.
Graduate Research
by Sean Cordes - Last Updated Sep 5, 2012
Guide to doing graduate level research.
Industry Research
by Jeanne Stierman - Last Updated Feb 14, 2014
InfoTrac (Expanded Academic Index)
by Justin Georges - Last Updated Jun 22, 2011
Introduction to WIU Libraries (ENG 180)
by Mahrya Carncross, William Thompson - Last Updated Jan 31, 2014
This guide is meant to accompany the information found in your ENG 180 textbook. It provides additional information about WIU Libraries' resources and services
Library Catalog
by Library Instruction - Last Updated Sep 24, 2013
This guide will introduce you to the library catalog, what they are, how they came to be, how they have changed, and how to use them to perform basic and advanced searches by title, author, subject heading, and keywords that search every record area.
Library Research Basics
by Mahrya Carncross - Last Updated Jun 27, 2012
This guide will help you understand the basic process of library research for a typical college paper.
Literature Reviews
by Sean Cordes, Justin Georges - Last Updated Aug 23, 2012
Literature Reviews
by Sean Cordes - Last Updated Oct 13, 2010
Open Access and Scholarly Publishing
by Linda Zellmer - Last Updated May 6, 2014
Persistent Links to Searches and / or Articles in Lexis Nexis
by William Thompson - Last Updated May 17, 2010
How to create persistent links to searches in Lexis Nexis
Redistricting in Illinois
by Linda Zellmer - Last Updated Jan 22, 2013
This guide provides links to information on 2011 redistricting activities in Illinois.
Research in Educational Leadership
by Sean Cordes - Last Updated Aug 7, 2014
Introduction to research techniques, citations, and the research paper.
Research Strategies Session
by Sean Cordes - Last Updated Sep 10, 2012
Scholarly and non-scholarly periodicals
by Sean Cordes - Last Updated Sep 19, 2008
Scholarly and non-scholarly periodicals-How to tell them apart.
Simple Web Site Navigation
by Justin Georges - Last Updated Jun 22, 2011
This guide will provide helpful information for how to navigate and locate information within a consumer health web site. This guide using the health information site 'Medline Plus' as an example for locating health information.
Statistics
by Andrea Francis - Last Updated Oct 9, 2012
A variety of major government statistical sources.
Style Manual List for WIU Departments
by Krista Bowers-Sharpe - Last Updated Aug 17, 2012
List of preferred style manuals for WIU Departments.
The Civil War
by Linda Zellmer - Last Updated Jan 14, 2014
This guide contains links to resources related to the U.S. Civil War and Illinois during the Civil War. It contains information on finding books, articles and government publications on the War and information on Civil War related Digital Collections.
Types of Periodicals
by Krista Bowers-Sharpe - Last Updated Aug 17, 2012
Distinguishing Scholarly from Non-scholarly Periodicals: A Checklist of Criteria
Using Databases
by Library Instruction - Last Updated Jun 13, 2014
This guide will introduce you to the library Databases at WIU. You will find out what we subscribe to and where they are located. It is intended to provide information for scholarly research and to supplement classroom learning.
Using Lexis Nexis To Search for Newspaper Articles Part 1
by William Thompson - Last Updated May 12, 2008
Using Lexis Nexis to search for newspaper articles.
Zotero
by Krista Bowers-Sharpe - Last Updated Feb 1, 2012
How to use the Zotero citation software.
Social Work 312-Davis
by Brian Clark - Last Updated Sep 16, 2013
Social Work 325 - Social Policy
by Chuck Malone - Last Updated Oct 15, 2014
Primary and secondary resources to research social policies
Social Work 425
by Chuck Malone - Last Updated Oct 5, 2014
A Library Workshop on Illinois Agencies and their Regulations. Also, Finding Funding Sources
ANTH 110 (McIlvaine-Newsad)
by Krista Bowers-Sharpe - Last Updated Apr 9, 2014
ANTH 305 (McIlvaine-Newsad)
by Krista Bowers-Sharpe - Last Updated Aug 21, 2014
Anthropological Research Methods
SOC 100 (Ebert Wallace)
by Krista Bowers-Sharpe - Last Updated Aug 21, 2014
Introduction to Sociology
SOC 100 (Wilson)
by Krista Bowers-Sharpe - Last Updated Oct 8, 2013
Introduction to Sociology - Fall 2013
SOC 332
by Krista Bowers-Sharpe - Last Updated Sep 4, 2013
Sociological Research Methods II
SOC 424
by Krista Bowers-Sharpe - Last Updated Feb 25, 2014
Sociology of Mental Health (Ebert Wallace)
SOC332-Mannion
by Sean Cordes - Last Updated Mar 29, 2011
Sociology & Anthropology
by Krista Bowers-Sharpe - Last Updated Aug 17, 2012
Department Research Guides identify and define standard information retrieval tools for a specific department. Each guide was created and is maintained by the library liaison for that department. We encourage you to recommend resources for the guides.
SPED 440 Kieran
by Brian Clark - Last Updated Sep 4, 2013
SPED 440 Mummert
by Brian Clark - Last Updated Jul 23, 2013
SPED 440 Mummert
Banned and Challenged Books
by Krista Bowers-Sharpe - Last Updated Sep 11, 2014
Choosing your sources
by Mahrya Carncross - Last Updated Aug 22, 2012
With so much information available, it's hard to decide which sources to use. This guide will introduce you to the basics of evaluating your information sources.
Citation Builders
by Mahrya Carncross - Last Updated May 2, 2012
You don't need to create your citations from scratch! Use this guide to find out more.
Citing your Sources
by Mahrya Carncross - Last Updated Jun 27, 2012
This guide covers the basics of citing sources. Why do we cite? When should you cite? How should you do it? Find answers to these questions here.
Confined Animal Feeding Operations
by Linda Zellmer - Last Updated Jul 19, 2011
Information resources on confined (concentrated) animal feeding operations and factory farming.
Finding International Information
by Andrea Francis - Last Updated Apr 10, 2013
This research guide includes major web and print resources.
Finding Place Name Information
by Linda Zellmer - Last Updated Aug 7, 2012
This guide contains links to online gazetteers and atlases that can be used to find information on the places and their location. It contains links to resources on the United States, individual states, countries and the World.
Geology 380 - Information Sources in Hydrology
by Linda Zellmer - Last Updated Aug 25, 2014
This guide provides links to information resources related to hydrology. It includes indexes that can be used to find books and maps, and links to government water agencies.
Getting Published: Choosing and Evaluating Journals
by Linda Zellmer - Last Updated Sep 23, 2014
This guide provides information on choosing and evaluating journals for possible publication.
Information on Sustainability
by Linda Zellmer - Last Updated Jan 28, 2013
This guide provides information on Library resources related to sustainability.
Library Research Basics
by Mahrya Carncross - Last Updated Jun 27, 2012
This guide will help you understand the basic process of library research for a typical college paper.
Open Access Task Force
by Lora Adcock, Linda Zellmer - Last Updated Oct 16, 2014
Introduction to Open Access, including information on publisher practices, definitions and other resources.
Persistent Links to Searches and / or Articles in Lexis Nexis
by William Thompson - Last Updated May 17, 2010
How to create persistent links to searches in Lexis Nexis
Complex Pagination in Word 2010
by William Thompson - Last Updated May 22, 2013
How to do complex pagination using section breaks and delinking in Word 2010
Do-It-Yourself Technology Tools
by Justin Georges - Last Updated Jan 4, 2013
A variety of free digital tools on the web that will help promote exceptional e-learning.
Finding Text Books
by Sean Cordes - Last Updated Dec 18, 2013
How to find out what text books you need using the STARS course search feature, and where to find and get them.
HTML5
by Justin Georges - Last Updated Dec 10, 2010
This guide contains information about HTML5 and will serve as an introduction to this topic.
LibGuides: Best Practice guide
by Sean Cordes, Justin Georges - Last Updated Jul 25, 2014
This guide will help you find resources about best practices, tips, and tricks for designing guides.
Script Analysis
by Krista Bowers-Sharpe - Last Updated Jan 24, 2014
THEA100-Woods by Brian Clark
by Brian Clark - Last Updated Sep 25, 2014
Theatre 100
Biology 340 - Genetics
by Linda Zellmer - Last Updated Sep 24, 2014
This guide contains links to Library and other information resources related to Genetics, including links to Library catalogs, indexes to journal articles, reference works and news feeds.
Finding Videos in the Catalog
by Library Instruction - Last Updated Aug 27, 2013
This guide will show you how to find videos in the catalog.
LEJA 442-DiFonso
by Sean Cordes, Justin Georges, Chuck Malone, Dane Severinsen - Last Updated Jul 25, 2014
This is information related to individual journal and paper reports in LEJA 442, Current Issues in Corrections
LexisNexis Academic Legal Resources
by Chuck Malone - Last Updated Oct 8, 2014
How to look up cases -- law review articles -- U.S. Supreme Court briefs -- laws -- regulations. How to use Shepard's Citations. How to use American Jurisprudence. How to use Illinois Jurisprudence.
Library Catalog
by Library Instruction - Last Updated Sep 24, 2013
This guide will introduce you to the library catalog, what they are, how they came to be, how they have changed, and how to use them to perform basic and advanced searches by title, author, subject heading, and keywords that search every record area.
My Account
by Library Instruction - Last Updated Sep 24, 2013
With My Account you can track and store personal information about titles you have checked out from the WIU libraries or requested from I-Share. You can also find item due dates and request renewals.
Off Campus Access
by Justin Georges - Last Updated Aug 21, 2013
This guide will assist you with accessing library tools and materials from off campus.
Opposing Viewpoints
by Justin Georges - Last Updated Apr 12, 2011
Related Resources
by Library Instruction - Last Updated Jun 10, 2014
This guide is for holding pages of related resources.
Types of Periodicals
by Krista Bowers-Sharpe - Last Updated Aug 17, 2012
Distinguishing Scholarly from Non-scholarly Periodicals: A Checklist of Criteria
University 100 - Barker
by Brian Clark - Last Updated Oct 14, 2014
UNIV 100 - Barker
WESL 030-Library Introduction
by Sean Cordes - Last Updated Sep 13, 2012
Research guide for UP Integrated Skills and UP Research Writing.
WESL-Lattan
by Sean Cordes - Last Updated Sep 9, 2012
Women's Studies
by Krista Bowers-Sharpe - Last Updated Aug 17, 2012
Department Research Guides identify and define standard information retrieval tools for a specific department. Each guide was created and is maintained by the library liaison for that department. We encourage you to recommend resources for the guides.
WS 355 (Stovall)
by Krista Bowers-Sharpe - Last Updated Sep 3, 2014
Introduction to Feminist Theory
Argumentative Essay
by Sean Cordes - Last Updated Aug 10, 2012
Cause and Effect Papers
by Sean Cordes - Last Updated Oct 12, 2008
A guide for writing the cause and effect essay.
Choosing your sources
by Mahrya Carncross - Last Updated Aug 22, 2012
With so much information available, it's hard to decide which sources to use. This guide will introduce you to the basics of evaluating your information sources.
Citation Builders
by Mahrya Carncross - Last Updated May 2, 2012
You don't need to create your citations from scratch! Use this guide to find out more.
Citing Bibliographic Sources: APA
by John Stierman - Last Updated Sep 25, 2014
An introduction to the most popular guide for the social sciences.
Citing Bibliographic Sources: Chicago
by John Stierman - Last Updated Apr 4, 2011
A Popular Style Manual in the Humanities
Citing Bibliographic Sources: MLA
by John Stierman - Last Updated Aug 24, 2010
The Recommended Style Manual for English Majors
Citing Sources-Whys and Hows
by Sean Cordes - Last Updated Nov 23, 2011
Brief guide on why and how we create citations and bibliographies.
Citing your Sources
by Mahrya Carncross - Last Updated Jun 27, 2012
This guide covers the basics of citing sources. Why do we cite? When should you cite? How should you do it? Find answers to these questions here.
Complex Pagination in Word 2010
by William Thompson - Last Updated May 22, 2013
How to do complex pagination using section breaks and delinking in Word 2010
Library Research Basics
by Mahrya Carncross - Last Updated Jun 27, 2012
This guide will help you understand the basic process of library research for a typical college paper.
Literature Reviews
by Sean Cordes, Justin Georges - Last Updated Aug 23, 2012
Literature Reviews
by Sean Cordes - Last Updated Oct 13, 2010
Research in Educational Leadership
by Sean Cordes - Last Updated Aug 7, 2014
Introduction to research techniques, citations, and the research paper.
Style Manual List for WIU Departments
by Krista Bowers-Sharpe - Last Updated Aug 17, 2012
List of preferred style manuals for WIU Departments.
Zotero
by Krista Bowers-Sharpe - Last Updated Feb 1, 2012
How to use the Zotero citation software.

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