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Subject Guide
Subject guides are for helping you to find books, articles and other resources in the T.J. Jones Library on a certain subject.

Tutorial Guide
Tutorial guides focus on teaching you how to use library resources and helping you improve your research skills.


We're featuring the following resources - and we'd welcome your feedback. Let us know if you find these resources helpful in your research process.

ABI/INFORM Complete Delivers over 6,800 journals, nearly 80% of which are in full-text. This is the most comprehensive business database on the market today. Offering much more than journal content, this diverse solution provides the right mix of content types to meet the needs of any business researcher.

ProQuest Newsstand Detailed indexing helps researchers quickly find the news information they need. The core of the database includes international, national and regional papers such as The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Washington Post, and South China Morning Post.

eHRAF World Cultural Database Founded in 1949 at Yale University, HRAF is a not-for-profit membership consortium of universities, colleges, and research institutions. Its mission is to provide information that facilitates the cross-cultural study of human behavior, society and culture.

Literature Resource Center - LRC offers up-to-date biographical information, overviews, full-text literary criticism and reviews on more than 130,000 writers in all disciplines, from all time periods and from around the world.

Credo Reference A searchable, multidisciplinary database of hundreds of published reference works.  One of the best places to start research, particularly if you have never done any research on a topic before.