Group and Quiet StudyNeed space for group work? The library offers students with private study rooms. Rooms can be reserved in advance or on a first-come, first-served basis at the circulation desk. Individual Research Assistance
Where can I find recent journal articles? What does peer-reviewed mean? Will I be able to find enough sources for my paper? How do I know which database to use?
The librarians at the Richard J. Daley Library can help you figure out what information you need and show you how to access the various information resources available at the library. Just stop by the reference desk and speak with one of our librarians.
Step-by-step guides to help you find articles on library databases:
Subject guides and course guidesThese pages provide resources for subjects and courses offered at Daley College.
Which database should I use?
Complete description of all the databases available to students and faculty.
Why isn't Google enough?
Compare Google, Google Scholar and library databases.
When to use the internet or a database.
Scholarly publications vs. popular publications.
Internet search strategies
Google search tips
How to search Google Scholar
How do I know if information on the internet is reliable?
Free citation generator tools:
Tutoring Services at Daley College
Purdue Online Writing Lab
What are the different types of plagiarism?