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Multidisciplinary and General Sources

Not sure where to start your research or which guide fits your topic? Start with this 'all-purpose' list of resources.

Top Resources

Depending on your topic, there may be a variety of resources to choose from. For additional resources, see the tabs to the left.

Contact your subject specialist librarian or any of the reference staff if you have questions or require assistance: reference@dc-uoit.ca or 905-721-8668 x2390.

Search Tips

Start with the general or multidisciplinary resources mentioned on this guide to get an idea of your topic, then try searching more specialized resource areas found through the Research Guide list below.

Try different keywords (for example, 'cars' could also be automobiles, transportation, Nissan, etc.) when searching for a topic. Also try different spellings (e.g. colour or color). Always try searching for a variety of keywords and combinations of keywords.

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