This guide will show you how to find:
Important: Make sure you understand your research assignment before you start searching for sources! If you don't "get" it, you can't research it.
To get in-depth and historical information about your topic, use books. The Pfau Library Catalog lists all the books this library owns.
Finding Scholarly Journal Articles
Look in scholarly journals for articles written by researchers about your topic. You will find reports of original research and in-depth analyses of issues.
Finding Magazine Articles
Look in magazines to find articles about popular topics and current events. Do not use magazine articles if your professor wants you to use scholarly sources.
Finding Newspaper Articles
Newspapers cover hard news and provide current information on local and regional events. Do not use newspaper articles if your professor wants you to use scholarly sources.