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You will use this guide to start to learn the background on a topic, event, person, or theory. You'll find dates, the history, links to other resources and more. If you have any questions about your research remember to ASK A LIBRARIAN or email Librarian Sylvia Rosillo.
What will we cover?
Getting started searching for paper topics
Learn the differences between popular and scholarly resources
A quick guide to finding effective keywords and phrases and narrowing down your research topic
Recommended Oakton Library databases & Google Scholar