Locate subject research guides and forms for requesting help, making research appointments, evaluating web resources, and citing sources.
Course Guides provide information, tutorials, and links to resources for specific courses.
The Common Read program is designed to provide all new first-year students with a common intellectual experience around a theme of Catholic Social Teaching to encourage a sense of community among students, faculty and staff. This year’s theme is Solidarity. Check out these resources.
The Electronic Databases that the library subscribes to are listed alphabetically below. Off-campus access to the databases is limited to students, faculty, staff, and administration who have a library card. In addition, there are categories that list databases specific to different subjects.
Electronic Databases: by Subject
Click on one of the following links to find resources specific to your subject. Once on the page you will be able to choose between the course guides and electronic databases. Art, Biology, Business, Chemistry, Criminal Justice, Current Events, Education, English Literature, History, Music, Nursing, Psychology, Religious Studies, Social Work, and Sociology.
To help users evaluate Internet Resources, the library has provided some useful information on the following pages, including why users need to evaluate websites as well as a form, which allows users to score a website.
The Alumnae Library's Federal Depository (#0261) Collection includes both print and online resources. These resources are available for academic and public use.Institutional Review Board
These pages are designed to help anyone who is planning on doing research with Human Subjects.
Here you will find the definition of plagiarism, practice tests to help you recognize and avoid plagiarism designed by Indiana University, PDF and PowerPoint explanations of plagiarism, and a humorous video created by Rutgers University on this subject.
Start here to locate materials that are available at the Elms. This includes books, CD's, DVDs, and Periodicals/Journals.
Check here to locate materials that are available at other libraries.
This is a six-month pilot project designed to explore eBooks and other materials.
Here you will find several examples of both APA and MLA citations from Purdue University, and two citation generators: NoodleBib and KnightCite (from Calvin College).
We are a private Catholic coeducational liberal arts college founded in 1928 by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Springfield, Massachusetts. Elms College is located in Chicopee, Massachusetts, and grants associate's, bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees.