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Introduction to Library Research

This guide introduces users to Andruss Library resources.

Exploring subject areas


To get more relevant search results, limit your search by domain, for example .edu, .org, .gov, .net. Enter your keywords followed by the command site:[domain].

For example, if your topic is "how are male and female college athletes portrayed in social media," then you might type into the search box:

"college athletes" "social media" site:edu

Search box

Find books, articles, media, and more in library databases and catalog                           What is 'Search Everything'?

Basic Search (Beyond BU)     |    Databases by A-Z & Subject     |     BU Journal List  

Find books, media, and more in library catalog 

Advanced Search        DVDs and Videos     |     Course Reserves     |     Renew Books Online
Find articles in library databases      


BU Journal List     |     BU's Google Scholar     |     Citation Linker 

Search Library website, including Research Guides

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