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- Articles provide current, focused information on your topic.
- They may come from scholarly (peer-reviewed) journals or popular periodicals: learn how these sources differ.
- Articles & More is a great starting place to search 80 different databases at once. Use the form below to search:
Develop Your Topic
Picking a topic involves doing background research or preliminary searching. Learn more about this process.
Learn something about the people, events, facts, and terms connected with the topic using reference sources.
Decide which direction you will take in your research and what question(s) you are trying to answer. Learn how.
Scholarly research can become complicated and challenging - talk with a librarian who is there to listen and help problem solve.
Librarians are experienced in navigating the complex library system and will suggest where to search next, search terms to use, and available sources in the field.
Chat, call, email, or schedule a Research Consultation with a librarian at Hamilton or Middletown.
Stop by the library for assistance when we are open: Hamilton or Middletown.