About This Guide
Not sure how to begin researching a topic? This guide is for you.
- Use Mirlyn (see middle right) to find books, movies, music and more.
- Use ArticlesPlus (see bottom right) to search for articles.
- Use the "Databases" tab for suggested subject-specific articles.
- Use the "News Sources" tab to search for news and magazine articles.
- Learn how to write an annotated bibliography.
- Get APA citation help.
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Not sure where to start?
Not sure where to start your search? Try the "magic" search box on the MLibrary home page, http://lib.umich.edu. Your results will be various types of information available from the library: items from the catalog, web pages, research guides, databases, etc.
Looking for books, movies, music and more? Use Mirlyn, the library catalog
SEARCH TIPS for Mirlyn, library databases, and web search engines (including Google)
Looking for journal or news articles? Try ArticlesPlus
ArticlesPlus allows you to search across hundreds of databases at the same time. It is especially useful when searching for interdisciplinary topics.
Start at the http://lib.umich.edu and click on the ArticlePlus center tab.