Vance Memorial Library
RESEARCH CALCULATOR - NEW! Enter the due date for your research paper or project and the Assignment Calculator will figure out when you should accomplish each step in the research process! You can print out a timeline or receive email reminders to keep you on track. The timeline and emails link you to our Research Planning Guide, which takes you step-by-step through the process of writing a research paper, from understanding the assignment to the final evaluation. Take advantage of this great tool any time you have a research project in your future!
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.
Below this box you'll find links to the other LibGuides in the DBU system. We will be adding more Guides all the time, so check back with us frequently.
Finding & Using Resources
Find Books and Other Things - how to use the online catalog; how to set up and use your personal account
Find Articles - how to use the databases to find articles from journals, magazines, and other sources
Find Article Sources: A to Z List - a complete alphabetical list of all our article collections and other databases
Find Article Sources: By Subject - links to our article collections and other databases, organized by topic
Find Article Sources: By College/Discipline - links to our articles collections and databases, organized by college, with sub-headings by discipline.
Find Article Sources: By Brand - do you have a favorite database? This list will help you discover other products from the same company that will look and work the same way.
Business Research Guide - great information for business majors as well as anyone who wants to improve their own business practices
Citation and Plagiarism Guide - important information on how to avoid plagiarism by citing your sources correctly
Education Research Guide - important information for every teacher candidate and cohort member in the College of Education
Finding Historical Biographies in the DBU Catalog - do you have to write a biography book review for your History class? This Guide can help!
Library Info for Music Students - a one-stop shop for everything the DBU music student needs
Library Info for Distance Learners - special help for online/off-campus students
Multicultural and Multilingual Learning Environments - this guide presents helpful resources for ESL teachers!
Resources for Matthew / DBU MOOC - resources and links for students taking the Book of Matthew MOOC, taught by Jim Denison
Web 2.0 Tools for Library Research - take advantage of new technology to improve your library experiences
Creating Citations in EBSCO - let EBSCO do the hard work for you when you need to cite articles found in EBSCO collections
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.