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Readers' Guide Full Text Mega

This product combines the indexing based on the print version of Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature plus full text content available from EBSCO Publishing. Periodicals included are primarily popular, general interest magazines published in the...

Student research guide for English

First steps Your OneCard is your library card. New cards should be automatically registered. Working from home? Log in first Finding a focus Developing a research question (5:07) Background information Consult Dictionaries and encyclopedias Important...

Evaluating resources

Evaluating resources: checklist Magazines vs scholarly journals Peer-reviewed articles/refereed journals Finding quality on the Internet Google Wikipedia Video Tutorials What is a peer reviewed journal? Identifying peer reviewed journals...

Evaluating resources

 Using Good Sources: Evaluating What You Find Author What are the author's qualifications? (education, past writings) If the author is part of an organization, what is the purpose of that organization? Publisher For journal articles, is the journal...

Student Research Guide for Film Studies

First steps Your OneCard is your library card. New cards should be automatically registered. Working from home? Log in first Finding a focus Developing a research question (5:07) Important hints identify more items than you need (some may be hard to...

Evaluating resources checklist

Author What are the author's qualifications? (education, past writings) If the author is part of an organization, what is the purpose of that organization? Publisher For journal articles, is the journal peer reviewed? Is the publisher a university,...

Using Subject Guides

Get started with your research by looking at the Library's Subject Guides.

Copyright quick guide

Print course readings (reserves) Online course readings (Ares) Print coursepacks Classroom handouts Images Internet Media Music Print course readings (reserves) Contact: libreserves@wlu.ca General dos Original items (books, print journals, etc...

Readers' Guide Retrospective: 1890-1982

This product provides indexing of many leading magazines, including that of the original Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature. Subject coverage includes topics such as history, culture, science and important developments for almost a century, from...

Using Good Sources: Evaluating What You Find

How to make sure your sources are good ones.

Marketing plan - Advanced Guides for multiple industries

BU 352 - Market Research Resources - Audio & Video equipment manufacturing BU 352 - Market Research Resources - Beer & Liquor BU 352 - Market Research Resources - eReaders BU 352 - Market Research Resources - Home improvement BU 352 -...

MyWorldAbroad

This interactive online guide and toolkit provides advice and information for those considering going abroad to study, volunteer, intern, teach, travel, or work. To use, register using a Laurier e-mail address. If you're not a Laurier student, staff or...

CCH Online

Instructions You must be in the library to use this resource. You must "login" using the Guest User profile, using "guest" (no quotes) as the password. Go to CCH Online to login. Java is required to use CCH. (Download Java here.) Available to students...

Canada's Information Resource Centre

This resource provides access to several Canadian reference works. Associations Canada Canadian Almanac & Directory Canadian Environmental Resource Guide Canadian Parliamentary Guide Canadian Who’s Who Financial Services Canada Governments...

Site index

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W Y A Aboriginal student centre resource library Academic advising Accessibile services Account (log in to your account) Adam Matthews databases Alexander...

Research instruction

Instruction services for faculty In-class or supplemental workshops A librarian can create a session to help your students: Focus and narrow a topic Find, evaluate and use appropriate scholarly materials Find specialized sources (e.g. primary sources...

Help by activity

Getting started Finding materials Evaluating resources Citing sources Linking to Library resources Publishing  Registering

Music History I

A) First Steps Your OneCard is your library card.  New cards should be automatically registered. Working from home?  Log in first B) Finding a focus Developing a research question (video tutorial: 5:07) Improving your thesis statement (video tutorial...

Sage Knowledge

Hundreds of full-text electronic books on the topics of:Business & ManagementCommunication & Media StudiesCounseling & PsychotherapyCriminology & Criminal JusticeEducationGeography, Earth & Environmental ScienceHealth & Social...

Articles

Finding articles How do I find articles? Articles by subject Databases by title (A-Z) Journals by title Finding specific article types News articles Trade journal articles Peer-reviewed articles Working with articles Evaluating resources:...

Services

Course guides Subject guides Course readings (reserves) Manage citations Request from other libraries Scholarly communication Scholars Commons @ Laurier Video booking (faculty) Research assistance Instruction Research Data Management...

Geography of Tourism

Familiarize yourself with the topic Do some preliminary reading before deciding on your topic or narrowing it down. Get ideas from your course reader. Read the introductions to books on you topic. Acquire background information from one of Laurier’s...

Literary Adaptations in Hispanic Cinema

Choosing effective keywords Formulate a research question in order to focus your ideas about the topic. Please see our video tutorial on developing an effective research question. Write down the different concepts used in this question (“One Hundred...

Canadian Studies for International Degree-Seeking and Exchange Students

Building a foundation: choosing a research topic Common problems beginning researchers face: picking a topic that's too broad; information overload; not creating research questions Solutions: Picking a Topic Developing a Research Question Assessing...

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