Resources for College Students

 

Library Resources

 

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

 

Other Resources

 

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

    How to use ERIC

 

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.

    How to use Pubmed

 

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

 

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

 

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.