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Where do I begin my research?

  • UMA WorldCat  Single search discovery tool to identify, retrieve, and request a wide range of books, articles, videos, and more
  • Research Databases  Over 450 databases, listed by subject, with full-content access to journal and newspaper articles, images, and more
  • Five College Catalog  Books, journals, videos, and more in print and online, held at UMass, Amherst College, Hampshire College, Mt. Holyoke College, & Smith College Libraries
  • Research by Subject  Subject guides created by your UMass librarians

Who can help me find information?

What guides and tutorials are available to help me?

How do I work with citations?

  • Using Citation Styles Learn what a citation is and which style to use for your paper or manuscript. 
  • RefWorks Sign up (free if from UMASS) to use this tool to export your citations directly from the databases and then automatically create bibliographies.