Research Assistance

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This area provides helpful information for research projects. It also contains links to subject-specific guides created by our Subject Specialists. Our can also be contacted via email or phone for subject-specific reference assistance.

  • Citing Sources
    Find detailed information about citing your electronic sources.
  • Essential References
    The following page provides links to web based reference tools such as almanacs, biographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, directories, and style manuals.
  • Library Handouts
    The following page provides links to handouts available in the JSU Library that will help you find materials within the Library and on the Library's Web site. These handouts will also provide instructions for searching the databases.
  • Library Research By Subject
    The following pages provide links that will help you find books, journal/magazine articles, and Internet sites by specific subjects.
  • Library Tutorials
    The following page provides links to online tutorials developed by the librarians at the Houston Cole Library.
  • Research Tools
    This page provides help with finding information .
  • Researching Your Topic
    This page provides the steps and detailed information about researching a topic.
  • Topical Pathfinders
    This page provides research guides related to a specific subject and/or topic. These guides are designed to help you find resources in our library.

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