How to use this Guide
This guide is organized by a series of pages, which you can navigate to using the tabs above.
>Reference is a series of materials that allow you to look up what you don't know, and offers a great starting point for researching a new topic.>Books features a link to search Hampshire College and the Five College's catalog.
>Articles offers a list of Library-vetted databases for you to search. Mouse over each link for more information, and click the link to be directed to the database's main search interface.
>Web Resources is a curated list of resources that may help you locate information outside of what is offered by the college. Note that this information falls outside of the 'walled garden' of information provided by the library, and may be subject to biases, conflicts of interest, or other issues.
>Software covers a few subject-specific software options to help further your understanding.
>Citing Sources points you to a variety of pages to visit to assist you in citing your sources. Also be sure to check out the citation guides, which can help you organize and cite your research.
>See Also ... is a list of links to other guides and information.