This guide will help you be able to :
- Explore a topic using a wide variety of source types
- Use background resources (encyclopedias, books, major subject specific Web collections, general interest databases, etc.) both online and in print to help you choose an interesting topic for research
- Create effective keyword and subject searches using library databases for locating secondary sources on a topic
- Refine your research topic using limits and other research strategies
Sign up for Library services
ILLiad -- gives you the power to request things we DO NOT HAVE using the power of UConn Links. Fill out this form once and you are set (until we change the service ;-) )
RefWorks -- create an account and help yourself by organizing and storing in the Cloud all the bibliographic information about the books, articles, DVDs, and other sources you use in your academic and personal information areas. Most databases have an "Export" to RefWorks automated script.