Where to Start

If you want to find:

Start by looking in:

Quick Facts or General info
Encyclopedias, Almanacs, Factbooks
Info on your Subject Choose a Subject Guide
Books Library Catalog
WorldCat
Book Reviews Book Review Digest at REF Z1219 .C95
Course work help Course Guides
Demographics Census Data
Current Event
See Articles/View All Electronic Resources and then select CQ Researcher, CQ Weekly or National Newspaper Index
General Background Info Encyclopedias
Government Publications See Articles/View All Electronic Resources and then select GPO Monthly Catalog
Information about people See Articles/View All Electronic Resources and then select American National Biography Online or Wilson Biographies
Magazine and journal articles for almost any subject See Articles/View All Electronic Resources and then select Academic Search Complete or Research Library
News Events Newspapers
Locate a map Maps & Atlases
Statistics on various topics Statistics
How to cite a paper Style and Writing Guides

For further information, contact the Reference Desk at 585-594-6499
or send an e-mail message to Refdesk@roberts.edu

 

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