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Sources for Research Source When to use them Books In-depth, provides overview, references for further reading Theses In-depth look at specific topics Journal articles Latest research developments/findings Newspapers Case studies, public reactions Databases Collection of many e-journals, e-books, conference proceedings, book chapters, statistics, newspaper articles, etc.
Arts and Humanities Citation Index (via Web of Science)
Social Sciences Citation Index (via Web of Science)
Philosopher’s Index Index to Articles from 1940 to date Search LINC for full-text of references retrieved
Web of Science Includes Arts and Humanities Citation Index and Social Sciences Citation Index Coverage from 1980 to current
Sociological Abstracts Resource for Indexes and Abstracts to journal articles, book chapters, conference proceedings and dissertations in Sociology, 1952 to current Search LINC for full-text of references retrieved
LexisNexis Academic Access to full text articles from law journals and law cases from many common law jurisdictions
Gibaldi, Joseph. MLA handbook for writers of research papers. 6th ed. New York : Modern Language Association of America, 2003. (LB2369 Gib 2003)
Chicago manual of style : the essential guide for writers, editors and publishers. 15th ed. Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2003. (Z253 Chi 2003)
Turabian, Kate L. A manual for writers of research papers, theses, and dissertations : Chicago style for students and researchers. 7th ed. Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2007. (LB2369 Tur 2007)
Citing References See LION on How to Cite References