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.
Last Updated: Jan 19, 2012
Not sure how to recognize a scholarly or academic source? These 2 guides offer tips and examples:
Keywords help you unlock the information you are looking for by tapping into the database record so the info can be retrieved. Often times the words are assigned by many different people; authors, editors, reviewers, and the database vendors all play a role in assigning the words to articles that help you retrieve them.