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Finding Articles

Use these selected databases to find articles on your topic.

Books, Ebooks, Music, & Movies

Background Sources

Use these selected sources to find background information on your topic.

The resources below are online encyclopedias that have information across dsiciplines:

Evidence Based Practice Research

The practice of Evidence-Based Practice includes five fundamental steps.

Step 1: Formulating a well-built question

Step 2: Identifying articles and other evidence-based resources that answer the question

Step 3: Critically appraising the evidence to assess its validity

Step 4: Applying the evidence

Step 5: Re-evaluating the application of evidence and areas for improvement

Source: University of Minnesota Libraries. "Evidence-Based Practice"

Tests & Measures

Click the button below to view our guide specifically focused on research instruments. This guide will explain where to find instruments, how evaluate instruments, and how to obtain actual tools (surveys, scales, quizzes, etc.).


Tests & Measures

Citations & Support

Citing Your Sources

The links below point to brief informational guides for creating accurate citations. For more complete information, consult the original books at the library (see call numbers below) or contact a librarian.




Ref. BF 76.7 .P83 2010


Author-Date System

Notes-Bibliography Style

Ref. Z 253.U69 2010
Online Manual






Ref.  LB2369.G53 2016





 Full IEEE Manual

Questions about Citations? Save time, ask a Librarian!

Citation Management Tools


RefWorks  EasyBib EDu


RefWorks is a tool that will help you manage the resources you use for your research, and create citations and bibliographies when you write your papers. The RefWorks User Guide will help you set up your RefWorks account and get started using it.


EasyBib is a citation and research management tool that helps you create citations for your sources and keep you organized during the research process. The EasyBib EDU User Guide will help you set up your EasyBib EDU account and get started using it.



Helpful Resources

Research Tracker The Writing Center
The Research Tracker is an online tool that helps you organize your research and stay on track with your assignments. Learn more here.

The Writing Center, located in the lower level of the DiMenna-Nyselius library, will help you with your writing. Tutors will work with you to improve essays, research papers, oral presentations, and more!

Schedule an appointment online or contact them by e-mail at

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