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Start Your Research - A Self-Guided Tutorial

A tutorial to take you through the research process.

4 - Catalog Basics

What Can I Find in a Library Catalog?

What can you find in the catalog: Books = titles that support academic research, good resources to use for overview and background information on topics ; Periodicals = journals, magazines, newspapers, scholarly and popular ; Government Publications = resources for policy information, authoritative, statistics and data ; Other Materials = video and sound recordings, music scores, archive and manuscript collections