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Online Learning: Online Learning Resources

This page organizes many of the library's electronic resources to simplify access for you - the online student. No matter where you are in the research process, you'll find helpful information here.

Some Terms to Know

OneSearch - allows you to search most of the library's resources in a single search.

SHARC - online local catalog for books, DVDs, and selected e-books. To include e-books in your results, do not limit to Stevenson.

Databases - searchable collections of online resources.  May be multi-disciplinary (JSTOR) or limited to a subject (PsycArticles).  May include articles, e-books, films, or images. If prompted, login with your single sign-on.

Full-Text Journal Locator - use this when you have a citation to an article and want to know if SU has it.

NoodleTools - citation tool for APA, MLA and Chicago styles

The Research Process

Criteria for evaluating sources with an emphasis on Web sources

            Understanding the difference between
            scholarly and popular publications

Guidance on completing a literature review

Got 11 minutes?

Need a quick intro to the SU library's online resources?  This video covers the basics:

SU Library Resources Overview

Jump Start Your Research

Want to learn how to get maximum results from library resources? This self-paced tutorial will walk you through the steps of developing and researching any topic. Or, just jump in for short explanations of typical library tasks.

Jump Start Your Research



Advanced Search

Research Guides

E-books at SU

EBSCOhost: eBook Collection, eBook Business, eBook History
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