Locating Scholarly Articles
Find out how to search for scholarly articles within EbscoHost's Academic Search Premier database, as well as other useful tips that will help you become a more efficient researcher. Additional info is available on the Popular vs. Scholarly page.
Searching the Catalog
Learn how to use the catalog to search for books, articles, videos, and more through Summit, our regional lending system, and locally from Willamette. Additional info is available on the Library Catalogs page.
Obtaining Materials: Willamette, Summit, ILL (2:36 min)
Find out how to obtain materials from Willamette University, from regional libraries through the Summit borrowing service, and from libraries across the country through our interlibrary loan services. Additional info is available on the Interlibrary Loan page.
Learn four common tools that will make citing resources much easier: the library catalog, library databases, Google Scholar, and Zotero. Additional info is available on the Why Cite Sources page.
Librarians are here to help with your research!
You can set up an individual research consultation with me to:
- Determine the best places to begin your research.
- Develop effective search strategies.
- Locate & get the info you need
- Help request materials from other libraries
- Find additional info from bibliographies and reference lists
- Judge the quality & reliability of information
- Use information ethically (e.g. plagiarism and copyright)
- Cite information correctly (e.g. APA style)
- Show and use citation tools
- Determine the differences between literature types
- Diagnose whether something is peer-reviewed