New Library Research Guides
When you do library research, the first place to start is with a Purchase College Library Research by Subject guide. These appear in the grey box on the Library’s Homepage and under the Research By Subject link in the left hand column.
Why not just Google? A Research by Subject guides is created for Purchase students, by Purchase librarians; it delves deeper than Google and includes library subscription resources you won’t find on the “free web.” A research guide is a gateway that brings together different types of library resources that you’ll need for your research assignments and senior projects, including: books from our catalog, scholarly articles in our databases, images, film and video, trustworthy websites, and overview reference resources both in print and ebook format. Best of all, these resources have been vetted by subject specialists, so you know that you’re getting reliable, quality resources.
We’re updating our guides and adding new ones all the time tailored to the various academic disciplines and majors at Purchase college. Try it out! Your research starts here!