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WI16 ~ Prof. Susan Taylor ~ Jane Quigley, Kresge Library

Books of Interest

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This guide is meant to help you locate and explore information sources that will be useful to you as you research your paper topics.  Feel free to contact me any time for research help or with any questions.


Lifecycle of Scientific Information

Scientific knowledge develops through several stages, from research proposal to raw, unanalyzed data to conference presentation to peer reviewed, published journal article, and finally to more diffuse formats like encyclopedias, general news publications and so on.  Explore several different sources of information to get a broad perspective on a topic.

Image source: Sarah Goodier, OpenUCT, 10 October 2013.  Downloaded from Slideshare 01/17/16.

The Library at a Glance

The Dartmouth College Library is ...

  • Eight campus libraries and an off-site storage facility
  • Your gateway to 2.7 million books, 35,000 digital resources (such as indexes, databases, and journals), 20,000 print and digital journal titles, 12,000 videos, 190,000 maps, 35,000 sound recordings, and 450,000 photographs
  • Over thirty subject specialist librarians who can help you with your research

Questions? Ask me!

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Jane Quigley
Kresge Physical Sciences Library

3rd floor Fairchild Hall

Dartmouth College

Hanover, NH 03755

tel. (603) 646-3564