Research Links: List of Databases, Course Reserves

Quick Search: Articles, newspapers, books and ebooks, videos and more. Results primarily available online but may also include books available in the library or articles that can be requested for email delivery from ILLiad.
Books: Print and online books available from UNLV Libraries or by ILLiad request.
Articles: Articles from academic journals, magazines and newspapers.

Library Information: Pages on library web site, for example research guides, library policies and procedures, hours and events.

Gathering Evidence

Once you’ve read the existing research on your topic, you will form your own opinions and begin to craft an argument. Next in your research process, you will gather evidence. This means finding articles, books, or other resources that provide specific facts or logic to support your argument. It also involves evaluating these sources and reading them critically.

Finding Sources

Evaluating Sources & Reading Critically

  • Learn how to evaluate your sources using the “BEAM” method.
  • This tutorial on the research process can help you learn how to read critically and use sources to support an idea. (text transcript)

Getting Help... from a Librarian

General Resources for Research Projects