Take this interactive tutorial to learn about various aspects of the research process. You can select specific modules to help with your individual needs. The five modules are: (1) Selecting a Topic, (2) Finding Sources, (3) Selecting Keywords, (4) Identifying Citations, and (5) Evaluating Sources.
Encyclopedia Britannica Online
This database offers access to four encyclopedias, atlases, timelines, photographs and videos. It is helpful for general reference, biographies, reviewed weblinks, and topic overviews.
Britannica Image Quest
This database offers 3 million rights-cleared images from more than 45 of the best photography collections in the world, including The Bridgeman Art Gallery, Getty Images, the National Portrait Gallery of London, the National Geographic Society, and other leading names.
This database offers access to six encyclopedias including one Spanish language encyclopedia, hundreds of newspaper articles, photographs, videos, reviewed weblinks, atlases and interactive maps.
World Book Online
A multi-use general reference encyclopedia that offers illustrations, video clips, 3D panoramic views, timelines, and audio files. It is particularly strong for scientific, technical and medical topics.