Users' Guides


These users' guides were designed by the librarians at Watson Library to help you find the information you need. They include short bibliographies of books, suggested databases and websites, as well as search tips. These are not exhaustive lists of resources, but rather jumping off points for subject specific research. Please contact the reference desk at 318 357-4574 or reference@nsula.edu for more information.

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Biographical Resources

African-American Resources
Biography Resources

Electronic Resources

EBSCO 2.0
Evaluating Web Resources
Learning Express
Preventing Plagiarism and Citing Sources
Remote Access to Library Resources

General Research

Basic Resources and Current Events
Preventing Plagiarism and Citing Sources
Research Process
Scavenger Hunt
Scholarly vs. Popular Journals
Style Manuals

Government Information

Census of Population and Housing
Congressional Record
Government Information Finding Tools
Government Websites for Kids and Teachers
Economic Census
Legislative Process

Humanities

Art Resources
Humanities
Military History
Music Resources
United States History
United States History Online Catalog Search Tips

Library Information

Advanced Library Catalog Searching
Glossary of Library Terms
Interlibrary Loan Guide
Library Instruction Information for Faculty
Library of Congress Classification
Locating Journal Articles
Preventing Plagiarism and Citing Sources
Remote Access to Library Resources
Style Manuals
Where Do I Find...

Literature and Journalism

Anglo Saxon Poetics
Annotated Bibliography
Book Reviews
Communications and Journalism
Drama Criticism
Editorials
Folklore Resources
Linguistics Resources
Literary Characters
Literary Criticism
Milton, John
Novel Criticism
Poetry Criticism
Shakespeare, William
Short Story Criticism
Southern Authors and Southern Literature

Nursing and the Sciences

Biology Resources
CINAHL
Chemistry Resources
Cultural and Ethnic Groups for Nursing
Mathematics
Nutrition Resources
Sciences
Veterinary Medicine Resources

Social Sciences

Careers
Careers in Family and Consumer Science
Criminal Justice
Education
Family and Consumer Sciences
Heritage Resources
Historical Archaeology
Hospitality Resources

Military History
Nutrition Resources
Psychology Resources
Social Sciences (General)
United States History
United States History Online Catalog Search Tips