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How Can LibGuides Help You?

DISCOVER library services to meet your needs.

FIND information sources for your assignments and projects.

LEARN how to complete a research paper successfully and on time.

GET HELP that is customized for specific classes and assignments.

What are LibGuides?

LIBGUIDES are library guides - websites created by the DBU librarians to help you learn to use the DBU library and its resources easily, efficiently, and effectively. 

Click on the down arrow on the General Guides tab to see a list of guides designed to help answer common student questions, such as:

  • How can I set up a personal account in the library system?  (click here)
  • How can I find the best search terms for my topic when searching the databases?  (click here)
  • What is "accidental plagiarism? Am I guilty?"  (click here)
  • What can I do if I'm an online student and I need a library book?  (click here)
  • How can I get better grades on my research projects?  (click here)

We will be adding more Guides all the time, so check back with us frequently. 

More Guides for Finding & Using Resources

Article Sources: A to Z List - a complete alphabetical list of all our article collections and other databases

Article Sources: By Subject - links to our article collections and other databases, organized by topic

Got Research?

We've got the help you need!

The RESEARCH CALCULATOR will help you plan your research project. Enter your due date and the calculator will create a timeline to guide you step by step through the research process.  You can even choose to receive email reminders.

The Calculator is connected to the RESEARCH PLANNING GUIDEThe Guide offers: 

  • explanations,
  • helpful hints,
  • links to additional resources, and
  • encouragement for each step of the research process. 

The Research Planning Guide can be used alone or in connection with the Research Calculator.

   Research Calculator
+ Research Planning Guide
   RESEARCH DONE RIGHT!