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Group and Quiet StudyNeed space for group work? The library offers students with private study roomsRooms 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.​​   

​​​​General Reference                                   
Gale Virtual Reference                                         

Business and Company Resource Center                                                                            
HealthCINAHL and Health Science
Nursing articles from reference ebooks​​
Nursing Resource Center   
Current EventsProQuest Newspapers
CQ Resarcher
Opposing Viewpoints​​
Science, Social Science and Humanities            
EBSCO Basic Search
EBSCO Advanced Search                                               
Visual Resources
Scientific and Medical Art Imagebase   
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?                                         


APA Style​​           


MLA Style    ​

Free citation generator tools:    



Writing Resources   

Tutoring Services at Daley College​        

Purdue Online Writing Lab​        


What are the different types of plagiarism?                                    

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