Get started with Scholar OneSearch
Scholar OneSearch can be a great place to start your research. Search results include books (both electronic and print), articles, videos, data sets, and more. Here are some tips on how to use it most effectively.
While Scholar OneSearch is a great place to start your research, subject-specific databases can give you more focused results. You can start with these:
Even more search engines and databases for your discipline are available on these guides:
- Africana Studies
- Arts, Media and Design
- English: Literature, Rhetoric and Composition (see also Shakespeare Research)
or view a complete list of our guides by subject.
Tutorial: Finding Peer Reviewed Articles (PDF version)
Background on your topic
Reference databases and encyclopedias don't offer up-to-the-minute research, but they do provide important context and background information on a broad array of topics.
A selection of reference databases is listed below. You can also browse the complete list on the library's website.