Access library resources at Homepage: https://guides.library.emerson.edu/home
Use when you want to search all Iwasaki Library’s books and ebooks, DVDs, and streaming video access.
Use when you want to browse tons of articles! Search 90% of our subscription database content, including scholarly journals, industry journals, news and magazines, and dissertations.
Manage large number of results: limit by Source Type, Subject, or Date of Publication.
Use checkbox for Peer-Reviewed Content, if desired.
Database Search Hacks (1 pg PDF) or Multisearch / ? / Searching.
For statistics, images, or market analysis, consult a relevant Research Guide.
To see all individual subject databases instead, consult Databases A-Z.
Librarian-created webpages listing Best Bets library resources by subject.
Use if Multisearch results are too overwhelming or too broad.
Library Homepage / Research Guides tab
Use when you want to see only Iwasaki Library’s books, ebooks, DVDs, and streaming video. No articles.
ALSO searches materials held at other FLO member libraries!
Limit results to Location: Emerson, if desired.
Request items from other libraries! You have free access to so much material through Library Homepage / Services / Interlibrary Loan.
Library Homepage / Books & Videos tab
Search electronic access to periodicals (any literature published at regular intervals) by title.
Examples: New York Times, Autophagy, Journal of Japanese and Korean Cinema, Chronicle of Higher Education
Use if searching for access to specific periodical.
Library Homepage / Research Help / Publications A-Z
Attach article PDFs or screenshots to your source citations.
Change citation format with one click!
Create magically formatted Works Cited lists and in-text citations in Google Docs or MS Word.
Clear, concise help at Zotero.org / Documentation.
Clickable interactive tool. Hover to highlight sections of the scholarly article. Click to see definitions of each section, and how to use in your paper.
Answers to common research questions such as
How to find a topic
Using pre-research to understand your topic
What to do if your topic is too broad
Why you need many sources
How to synthesize info on your topic
And more, at https://search-credoreference-com.proxy.emerson.edu/quick_tips
Free to read online or download as PDF, ePUB, or Kindle. Google it!
Yes, open access (OA) resources can be searched with Google. In contrast to non-OA resources, which are available through the Library Homepage for free, or through $$ paywalls on Google.
Concise interactive content includes real life examples, self-quizzes, and short videos.
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