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HON 100

A basic guide to using Buley Library for new Honors students.

Types of Sources

Do you know the difference between a primary and a secondary source? What about scholarly and trade publications? Click on the link below to find out!

Start with the Library Website

If you have a paper to write or a project to do, there are lots of ways to start your research, but your best bet is to see what the Library has first.

1. Research Guides, arranged by subject, let you know some of the key resources for your area.

Screenshot of Buley Library Research Guides page

2. SouthernSearch, SCSU's portal for the library catalog of the Connecticut State Colleges & Universities system, shows where you can find books and other items physically in the library and throughout the CSCU system, plus online articles and ebooks. [see Finding Books & eBooks and Finding Articles]

3. Ask a librarian. We're here to help!

Screenshot of Buley Library Library Help page