General Research

Library Tools




Library Guides



  • Finding Articles
    A guide to finding magazine, journal, & newspaper articles using library research tools and the open web — including instructions for requesting articles you can't find

Library eBooks

  (View all)
Always available; free access with a Jones Library card

Recommended Websites



  • Google Scholar
    Search scholarly literature – as well as patents & legal documents – across the open web
  • Wolfram Alpha
    This "computational knowledge engine" answers natural-language questions on many topics