Research & Database Guides
This page contains links to various guides that can help you with your research and with using library services. These guides are broken up into three categories: Search Engine Guides, Research Guides, and Database Guides. For further assistance, don't hesitate to Ask a Librarian!
Search Engine Guides
- CPLA Easy Search
How to use the City-Planning and Landscape Architecture Easy Search, which allows you to simultaneous search multiple databases and resources.
- Funk Library Easy Search
How to use the Funk Library Easy Search, a search and discovery tool that allows you to search several databases at once.
How to use I-Share, which lets you borrow materials from most university libraries in Illinois.
- ProQuest Dissertations
How to search for dissertations with ProQuest.
- Online Journals & Databases
A general guide for searching journals and databases. More specific guides can be found below.
How to search WorldCat, which contains the collections of libraries from around the world.