VU Library Links
- Getting Started with your Research
Useful information on how to select a topic, find background information, determine which databases to use, and improve your search results.
- Citing Sources
- Avoiding Plagiarism
- Citation Styles and Guides
Extensive list of links for citation styles and writing guidelines.
- Last Minute
Paper due tomorrow? Don’t panic! Plenty of advice here on getting good quality sources, online and live assistance.
- Ask A Librarian
Phone and email for questions about research.
- First-Year Writing Seminars
FAQs about requirement for library session.
- Subject Librarians
Contact information for librarians who specialize in certain fields.
- Library FAQ’s
- Research Online Tutorials
Information on the research process including selecting and defining a topic, locating background information, searching databases and citing sources
- For Peabody Students
Includes tutorial on HOD 1000 research project and how to search for sources.
Various writing workshops for undergraduate and graduate students.
- Digital Library
Online journals, articles, databases, books, and clinical applications. Searchable by title, subject, collection.
- Doing Religious and Theological Research
Procedures for finding resources and guides for electronic databases.
- Library Information
- Research Service
Names and contact information of librarians available to assist students.
- Electronic Databases
Library-held journals specific to law.
- Law on the Web
Links to web sites including courts, codes, and records.
- Services for Students
Service Desk options, research services, request forms, and other tools.
- Research Guides A-Z
Alphabetical list by topic of general business, career research, and data sources. Guides include directions to print and electronic resources.
- Getting Started With Research
Q&A guidelines for how to start and where to look.
- Find Articles
Annotated list of databases for finding music-related articles.
- Find Books, Scores, and Sound Recordings
Annotated list of catalogs.
- Subject Resources (on right side of page)
Entries by category include name/contact info of subject librarian, plus annotated lists of journals and indexes.
Annotated list of holdings.
- Manuscript Finding Aids
Guidelines for searching Special Collections.