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Research Guides

The research guides and pathfinders listed in this section are written by the TU librarians especially for our students. They encompass a variety of subject areas and topics and range from the general to the specific. All documents are available to download in pdf format and will be made available in other formats by request.

The following Research Guides and Pathfinders are available to download in pdf format:

Library and General Research Guides

Library of Congress Call Numbers
Boolean Operators and Venn Diagrams
How to Evaluate a Website
Thinking Critically About WWW Resources

Subject Specific Research Guides

Genealogy Research Guide
Nutrition: Processed vs. Unprocessed Foods
Senate Research Guide
Social Work History: A Mini Research Guide
Social Work Comprehensive Research Guide
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E-Reference Desk Fast Facts & Mega-Reference

The E-Reference Desk is a series of links to free high-quality reference materials and websites intended to supplement the physical reference collection and provide resources for distance students. The links are separated into three broad categories, then organized by academic program, discipline, or subject area. All resources and materials have been evaluated for reliability, accuracy, rigor, and objectivity.

Fast Facts and Mega-Reference: for quick answers, statistics, and comprehensive reference sources.

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E-Reference Desk General Topics

The E-Reference Desk is a series of links to free high-quality reference materials and websites intended to supplement the physical reference collection and provide resources for distance students. The links are separated into three broad categories, then organized by academic program, discipline, or subject area. All resources and materials have been evaluated for reliability, accuracy, rigor, and objectivity.

General Reference topics include phone, zip, and address directories, consumer information, government, news, health, politics, etc.

Select a subject or topic below: (This page is under construction: not all links are functional)

Acronyms and Abbreviations
Almanacs and Facts
Automobiles
Book Reviews
Calculators, Converters, and Measurement
Calendars and Time
Career and Employment
Colleges and Universities
Computers and Technology
Consumer Information
Dictionaries and Thesauri
Directories
E-Books and Audio Books
Encyclopedias
Films and Movies
Genealogy
Handbooks and Manuals
Health and Medicine
Law
Local and Regional
Maps and Atlases
Museums
News and Current Events
Quotations
Speeches and Addresses
Sports and Fitness
States
Statistical Information
Tax Information
Travel
US Government
Weather
World Governments

 

E-Reference Desk Academic Subjects & Interests

The E-Reference Desk is a series of links to free high-quality reference materials and websites intended to supplement the physical reference collection and provide resources for distance students. The links are separated into three broad categories, then organized by academic program, discipline, or subject area. All resources and materials have been evaluated for reliability, accuracy, rigor, and objectivity.

Academic Reference: organized by program or disciplinary area. Look here for nursing, social work, literature, history, sciences, and other academic disciplines or courses.

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Archives and Primary Sources
Art, Art History, and Photography
Associations and Organizations
Biographies
Business
Citations and Style Manuals
Copyright and Fair Use
Criminal Justice
Education
E-textbooks and Lessons
Foreign Language Resources
Grants and Financial Aid
History
Libraries and Information Science
Literature and Writing
Music and Sound
Nursing and Rehabilitation
Open Access Courseware
Sciences and Engineering
Social Work
Software and Computing

 

 

 

 

 

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