Resources for College Students
Gale Academic One File -- Complete source for peer-reviewed scholarly articles across all academic disciplines
Gale OneFile Business -- Articles on accounting, marketing and management, and related fields
Gale OneFile Educator’s Reference Complete -- Academic articles, reports, news, book reports, and more in the field of education
ProQuest Research Companion -- Tools to support finding, evaluating, and using information
Proquest Science (accessible from listing of Library Databases) -- Full-text articles in the applied and general sciences
ERIC (Education Resources Information Center) -- Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education, ERIC provides access to more than 1.5 million citations to journal and non-journal literature since 1996
Google Scholar -- A search engine that provides links to full-text articles. Full-text access may not be available without a university login, but many articles are made freely available by the publisher. Features a “cited by” tool that shows other authors that have cited the article you are viewing.
Hathitrust – A digital library repository of millions of digitized print books and documents in the public domain
Pubmed -- A service of the National Library of Medicine, Pubmed contains more than 30 million citations and abstracts of peer-reviewed biomedical literature, including access to MEDLINE.
Purdue University Online Writing Lab (OWL) -- Offers guides on how to properly cite sources when writing reports in MLA, APA, Chicago, and other citation styles
Student Financial Assistance
Study.com has created a comprehensive guide for students to provide them critical information about the cost of college and how to reduce their college loan debt. The Average Student Loan Debt by State guide was designed to explain the basics of student loans and help students make sound financial decisions about their college journey. This guide offers in-depth information in several areas, including:
- Study.com College Scholarship for High School Seniors
- Math Scholarship from Study.com
- Study.com Scholarship for Accounting Majors
- Study.com Scholarship for Economics Majors
- Biology Scholarship from Study.com
- Computer Science Scholarship from Study.com
- Study.com Scholarship for Black Students
- Study.com Scholarships for Black Women
- Study.com HBCU Scholarship
- Study.com Scholarship for Black Nursing Students
And many more on our student scholarships page
Office of Student Financial Assistance of the Massachusetts Department of Higher Education -- Resources on paying for a college education, including information on grants, scholarships, and other awards
- Am I eligible for financial aid through the FAFSA?
- How can I apply for the FAFSA?
- How will COVID-19 impact the FAFSA?
Consider online databases at your college that are available with your student email account. Also check your college library’s website -- they likely have LibGuides in your area of study and for help with research and citations.