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*LITERATURE RESEARCH*: Home

Discover which source or database to use, how to find an article, book, ebook, or video, get citing examples, and help from a librarian with an assignment.

What's in this guide?

Overview/background

  • Recommended search engines to discover literary resources

Articles

  • Recommended search engines for locating journal articles

Peer reviewed articles

  • Definition of peer review process for scholarly journals
  • Verifying journal is peer-reviewed

Books

  • Books and videos/CDs to check out at Northwest
  • How to search for criticism and biographies from Owens Library
  • Borrow books from other libraries

eBooks

Citing

  • Examples of MLA references and in text citations 
  • Helpful books and Web sites for references and in text citations 

Off-campus access

  • Get answers on how to access the library's electronic resources
  • Find troubleshooting tips

Ask a Librarian

  • Ask for research help at the Library Services Desk, using chat, email, phone
  • Email any one of the librarians for a research appointment tailored to your paper/project

Course guides

Ask a Librarian

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