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New Video! Learn the IMRaD Layout

In this video, we will discuss how to use IMRaD to help you identify some common elements of empirical research.

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New Database! The Learning Channel

Teaching Channel is a thriving online community where teachers can watch, share, and learn diverse techniques to help every student grow.

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Reading Lists (Leganto)

Need help finding your course reading list? Consult this guide.


New Video Collection! Counselling Databasics

Explore this playlist for videos related to the counselling field and doing research in this area at the library. Use Ask a Librarian if you have any questions.

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Are you starting your capstone?

Are you working on your capstone this upcoming quarter? Schedule a research consultation with a librarian to get started on the right foot. Librarians can guide you in using the best databases for your subject, generating keywords, finding relevant research, and saving your research. Give it a try!

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The CityU Academic Repository is now the NUS Repository

We have joined forces with National University to create the National University System Repository.

Look here for theses and dissertations, other scholarly works, and syllabi.

Search Tip!

The search box above will return results from all library resources (books, articles, videos, and so on). It will even return results beyond our collections if you select that option.

You can also search specific databases, which you might want to do because (1) there are some resources not included in our aggregate library search (e.g. business data), and (2) it allows you to target a specific body of literature (e.g. articles in psychology).

For more details on searching library collections, see our guide: How To Search the Library Collections.

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New Guide! Using Artificial Intelligence

Thinking about utilizing ChatGPT? We recommend starting by looking at our new guide on how to use AI effectively and ethically to enhance your learning. Learn about the limitations and concerns surrounding AI chat bots, like ChatGPT, as well as ways to creatively use them to improve your critical thinking and research skills.