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IB Extended Essay - Library Session: Using UR Resources

Articles, Books & More

Articles, Books & More is a good place to start your general search. You can use keywords, author name, or any other information to start. Once you've entered your terms - use the limiters on the left-hand column.

Multidisciplinary Databases

Recommended Resources and Article Databases for Psychology & Human Rights

Recommended Article Databases for History

Science & Health Article & Book Databases

In addition to Articles and Books, UR Catalog and multidisciplinary databases, here are some additional search options that especially helpful for Science & Health topics.


Encyclopedia Articles:


Health Topics:

Science Topics: 

Recommended Article Databases for Literature & Arts

Citation Tracking: Finding articles by citation

Once you have one (or more) useful article on a topic, use the references at the end of article to find more sources on your topic using our Citation Search tool.  This helps you see what was written previous to your current article, often called citing backward.


Use Google Scholar to see who has cited your article after it was published.  This helps you see what has been written after your article was published, citing forward.



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