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Starting Your Research

Use the information on this page and the tabs on this guide to get started with your research.

Finding Articles


Finding Articles - journal, magazine and newspaper articles are good resources for current information about industries, professions and professional research. Reports and analysis of recent events and issues can be located in periodicals.


Databases: Use keyword or other search keys to find articles, many with full-text. Use the Research Guides tab above to target the databases best suited for your subject. 

 Roogle - Search ROOGLE for most of the Library's Resources

Electronic journals: Use this link to browse or search for a journal by title, or select from A-Z Database List tab if you are looking for a specific database.

360Search (Research Quick Start): Use this link to search many databases at once.

Finding Books


Finding Books  - books (print or electronic) usually offer detailed/in-depth, comprehensive information. Books will often be indexed and include a bibliography.

               RoogleSearch ROOGLE for most of the Library's Resources

      SLEUTH, Canton's Library Catalog: catalog of books, e-books, videos and other materials in Southworth Library.

      Associated Colleges: Links to Library catalogs of SUNY Potsdam, Clarkson and St. Lawrence University

      IcePac:  Find books in other North Country libraries.

      SUNYConnect:  Find materials in other SUNY libraries.

      WorldCat:  Find materials in libraries world-wide.


   For additional information on how to understand the Library of Congress classification system, how to use the library catalog or locate books on the shelf, check out our detailed guide called Finding Books on the Library Shelves.