Landscape Architecture

Quick tips for finding information

Tips for Finding Information

1. Choose your keywords carefully (Video: 2:42). ("How library stuff works: How to choose keywords" by McMaster Libraries", lCreative Commons). 

Here's a worksheet to help you with this process: Keywords Worksheet

2. To find books and e-books, go to the 'Books & E-books' tab

    To find journal articles, go to the 'Journals and Databases' tab

    To find links to useful websites and for tips on finding reliable websites, go to the 'Websites tab

3. Keep track of what you find and where you find it

4. Use the Study Toolbox for writing and other study tips

5. Check your references in the APA guide.

6. Ask Laura, your librarian, if you have any questions

Subject Librarians

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Laura Sawyer
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