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Philosophy: Searching

What are scholarly communications?
What is peer review?
Types of publications at the library
Why do we cite sources?

The Library vs Google
Turning a Question into a Search
The Library Catalogue


What is Validity?


Science Citation Styles
AMA - Vancouver

Using Citation Generators

Searching 101

One Stop Search is the main search engine at UM Libraries. When you have an assignment that requires using books and articles, One Stop Search is an excellent tool to start with. You can use One Stop Search to find a wide range of books, articles and other documents that are can be found at the Libraries or online.



When you are searching using One Stop Search you are searching the Libraries catalogue. For everything in the library there is a corresponding record. Here is an example. The Libraries have a copy of The Handmaid’s Tale by Canadian author, Margaret Atwood. Here is the record for the book.