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How to use this guide

Welcome to the Senior Inquiry research guide!

The PSU Library is a big place. This guide will help you make the most of our resources so that you can do a great job on your research assignments. 

  • Choose a Topic - Review how to develop a great research question.
  • Search! - Learn how to get started with the library's databases.
  • Themes - Suggested databases and books if you're having trouble getting started.
  • Troubleshooting - Information on getting help, finding full text, improving your search, and citation.



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