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Library Research Overview

This guide will assist you in beginning your research with Estrella Mt. Library resources.

What type of information do I need?

Common Sources of Information

•Book – Useful for finding information that is not updated frequently
•Academic Journal – Useful for information that is continually investigated
Magazine - Useful for entertainment or hobby information
•News Paper – Useful for information related to current  events or recent activities
•Internet – Useful for finding current government resources for free - URL ends in: .gov

Online Information

Open Access = Free information online    Closed Access = Library Databases - Proprietary Information -*MEID!