Getting Started

Getting Started with Research

Are you looking for...

Background info?

 

Start here: Encyclopedias by Subject | CQ Researcher

Books?

 

Start here: UO WorldCat
More help: Finding Books guide

Journal Articles?

 

Start here: Article Databases by Subject
More help: Finding Articles guide
Video tutorials: Find Complete Articles (FindText)

Newspaper Stories?

 

Start here: Newspaper Source | Lexis-Nexis Academic
More help: Finding News Articles guide

Government info?

 

Start here: THOMAS.gov (legislative info) | USA.gov
More help: Finding Government Information guide

Biographical info?

 

Start here: Finding Biographical Information guide
 

Primary Sources?

 

Start here: Finding Primary Sources guide

Statistics?

 

Start here: Finding Statistics guide  
More help: Data for Local Communities (Oregon)

Still not sure where to start?

 

Research Guides by Subject
Research Assistance from Librarians