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Research Help

The librarians and staff of the Arthur A. Wishart Library are here to help you with your research. We offer a number of in-person and onlines services to assist you.

Below you'll find answers to your most frequently asked questions. Have a question that isn't here? You can submit your questions and feedback through our Contact Form.

Where can I find the best library resources for my topic?


There are two spots to check for subject-specific resources on the library website. 

Subject Guides

The library has prepared subject guides that list relevant resources for your topic and disciplines, including databases, reference titles, ebooks and websites you can use for your research. The guides can be found under Research menu on the library homepage.

Subject guides link from the Research drop down list

Not finding your topic? Fill out our Feedback Survey and tell us what subject guide you'd like to see!



For a full list of databases we subscribe to, visit our Databases page. This is found under the Research heading on the library homepage. 

Where to find the database link under the research drop down list

Choose what program your assignment is for from the drop down list to see relevant databases in your field. You can also search for databases by title.

Our Database search page. You can look up databases by title or subject.

Just starting our your research? Try an interdisciplinary database like Scholars Portal Ejournals or Academic Search Complete, or use the OneSearch bar on the main library homepage.