Free resources during the COVID-19 pandemic to support online education
Some academic publishers are providing resources to support online STEM education during the COVID-19 pandemic:
Most important tip: I'm always available to help you locate the information you need! You can chat, email, call, or schedule an appointment with me using the tools in the left sidebar.
The River Campus Libraries' Articles, Books & More Search is an ideal place to start if you're not sure where to begin your searching. (Also, if you have the title of a specific article, you can usually type that in to get a link directly to the article if we have electronic access.) This search can be found at the top of the main UR library home page (https://library.rochester.edu).
(For more tips on Articles & Books, see our guide.)
You can signup for your online UR library account, and check your account, at this link. For Interlibrary loan services (ILL), please signup for an account and check your ILL account at this link. These links can also be found on the UR library home page (https://library.rochester.edu) at "My Account" at the top right, and "Interlibrary Loan" under "Featured Resources".
The rest of this guide contains more specific resources for finding scholarly articles and citation management tools.
If there's anything you don't see here that you've found helpful, let me know using my contact info in the left column! I'm always looking for ways to make this guide more helpful and comprehensive.
To search more broadly for scholarly literature and patents, these databases are particularly useful:
To learn about easy ways to keep track of your research sources, try a reference (or citation) manager. You can easily gather, organize and include citations while you write your paper!