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EARTH 100: Research Preparation for Undergraduates: Where to start

This guide is designed to help students prepare for conducting research with the faculty.

Starting your search

If you're new to using library resources, there is a guide just for you.  The Library Research Quickstart Guide includes information about how to use Searchworks, the library catalog, tips for finding online resources, and how to find and evaluate sources.

General databases

If you're not sure where to start on a topic, it's often helpful to begin by searching a few different databases that cover your topic area.  Some databases are general and others quite specific for specialized disciplines.

Specialized databases