Research Guides

Find research help in your subject area.  These pages contain links to selected databases that are most relevant to research in each area.  Research guides can also be accessed from the pages.  These multimedia guides are created by CUW’s librarians, sometimes with input from faculty, to provide users with research help in a given subject area or topic.  Guides contain information like:

  • Tips on how to find information within the library resources for that subject area
  • Video tutorials on searching
  • Links to subject area journals
  • Suggested subject/search terms
  • Call numbers for books on that subject area
  • Links to relevant databases
  • Recommended websites

Arts & Humanities                              General                      Nursing

Health & Life Sciences                       Business                    Social Sciences

Criminal Justice & Legal Studies       Natural Sciences        Theology


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Brief printable versions of the guides can be downloaded as a PDF to your computer.

Databases A-Z: a complete alphabetical list of CUW's databases.