Places to get Information
Has a a large selection of databases and an extensive collection of books for research.
Has videos about evaluating sources and writing topics
Lists of resources compiled by CSUF librarians and broken down by subject.
Footage of C-Span dating all the way back to 1993. Items include bill signings, briefings, and hearings. Also has a small collection of British
Has access to Proquest database along with a variety of books in a number of different subject matters.
Provides an internet search of scholarly sources.
Largest library in the world and is the main research facility for Congress. It is also home to the US Patent Office. Some of the documents they
house include photographs, recordings, maps, and manuscripts.
Access to free articles and reports in science related fields. Also features access to congressional reports and informational pamphlets.
Online record of all US Federal government documents. This includes artwork, statistics, survey data, manuscripts, and much more.
Database of science related articles, mainly biomedical research.
Audio programs produced by University of California on topics that relate to science.
Lists of resources compiled by USC librarians and broken down by subject
Topics can range from interviews with professionals, public health, medicine, agriculture, and the environment.
Library of Congress (academic libraries)
Dewey Decimal System (school and public libraries)
APA (Science & Psychology)
MLA (English & Foreign Language)
Ways to stay organized
Organizes online information. Has free and subscription options.
Gives tips on writing a paper.
Series of short videos on hundreds of different topics created by educators and illustrated by artists.
Explains how Boolean Operators work.
Google help page that explains the various symbols one can use in Google to search with.
The writing center provides writing and grammar tips including how to construct different parts of a paper such as abstracts and lab reports. They
also have links to different citation guides.
Gives an overview along with examples of how to create an annotated bibliography.
Provides tips on how to determine if a source is credible and how to get the most out of the information.
Gives guidelines in evaluating web sources for credibility.
A video to explain why plagiarism is bad. In case you didn't already know that.