*These research guides / subject guides are under construction*

What is a "Research Guide"?
  • A guide to library resources and other helpful materials
  • A place to link to helpful tutorials and handouts
  • A collaborative resource that supports coursework and assignments

Assignment Research Guides:

1100:101: Student Success Seminar: Career Research
2040:240: Human Relations: Locating Self Help Books
2040:257: The Black Experience, 1877-1954: Research Project
2530:255: Health Care Office Management & Medicolegal Issues: Office Policy and Procedure Manual
2530:244: Health Care Office Management: Internship
3300:112: English Composition 112 Evaluating Your Research
3400:210 & 221: Humanities in the Western Tradition I & Humanities in the World Since 1300 Film & History Research Project
3400 251: United States History from 1877 Film Project (United States)
3400:285: World Civilizations: China Film Project (China)
3400:276: World Civilizations: Southeast Asia Film Project (Southeast Asia)
3750:100: Introduction to Psychology Information Literacy Project (Psychology)
5500:230: Educational Technology Copyright and Fair Use
5540:126: Fitness and Wellness Locate Sports and Exercise Science Journal Articles
5550:100: Introduction to Sports Studies Locate Sports and Exercise Science Journal Articles
5550:150: Concepts in Fitness and Wellness Locate Sports and Exercise Science Journal Articles
5570:202: Stress Management Locate Sports and Exercise Science Journal Articles
7600:102: Survey of Mass Communication Media Policy Paper
7750:275: Introduction to Social Work Practice Information Literacy Project (Social Work Practice)
7750:276: Introduction to Social Welfare: Social Welfare Search
8200:100: Introduction to Nursing: Literature Search
  • More assignment pathfinders coming soon! Request a pathfinder by emailing Maureen: mlerch@uakron.edu

Programs & Majors Research Guides:

Business Management Technology
Computer and Business Technology
Exercise Science Technology
Health Care Office Management
History- United States
History- World
Mathematics and Statistics
Paraprofessional Education
Political Science

  • More majors coming soon!

How to... Research Guides

Download Academic E-Books to Your Computer in Mozilla
Download Academic E-Books to Your iPad
Get Started with Academic E-Books
Locate Faculty Professional Development Materials
Locate Genealogy-Ancestry Sources
Locate Primary Sources
Locate Reviews
Locate Multimedia
Locate Voter Resources
Understand Copyright and Fair Use
  • More "How to... Pathfinders" coming soon!

Database Tips & Tutorials

Academic Search Complete
Business Source Complete
CINAHL Plus with Full Text
Communication and Mass Media Complete
Lexis Nexis Academic
OhioLINK Library Catalog
Opposing Viewpoints Resource Center
Social Work Abstracts
SocIndex with Full Text
SPORTDiscus with Full Text
UA Libraries Catalog

General Tips & Tutorials

Browse for Nursing Journals
How to Search the UA Catalog and Expand to OhioLINK and SearchOhio
Locating Self Help books using Spine Labels
Locating Self Help books using the UA Catalog

Other Handouts

Career Development and Job Hunting Resources
Distinguishing Scholarly from Non-Scholarly Publications
Resumes, Cover Letters, and Interview Resources

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