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Use the information on this page and the tabs on this guide to get started with your research.
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.
360Search (Research Quick Start): Use this link to search many databases at once.
Finding Books - books (print or electronic) usually offer detailed/in-depth, comprehensive information. Books will often be indexed and include a bibliography.
SLEUTH, Canton's Library Catalog: catalog of books, e-books, videos and other materials in Southworth Library.
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.