Getting Started with this Guide
Each tab contains information about different topics that you may need for your research at University College or beyond.
Research Help Main Page: This page will help you navigate our resources, including Compass and databases. Compass is our main discovery tool for finding books, articles, journals, and other resources that we have access to, and the five-minute tutorial video will show you the basics, tips, and tricks.
Keywords: Using the right words can be important for finding relevant resources. This page will guide you through keywords, subject headings, and basics of searching.
What is "Peer Review"?: Learn about the "scholarly" process.
Citing sources: Learn about why we cite articles and find where to learn more about Turabian style.
Finding resources: University Libraries has millions of resources for you to use, and this page will highlight some ways to find books and databases to jump start your search.
Get full text of a specific article: Discover how to navigate Compass and our databases to get beyond the abstract to the full text of an article.
Request sources not at DU Libraries: Learn about how to get books and articles outside of DU.