Each of the tabs to the left represents a page of information about a type of resource students often need to use. For general information gathering, start with Reference Sources to learn the basics on your topic.
To find professional journal articles, click on the Find Articles tab. Note the "Subtabs" Search Strategies and Professional Journals. Click on one of those subtabs for tips on searching or on distinguishing between professional journals and other kinds of periodicals.
The Statistics/Datasets and the Social Policy Resources pages are all about online resources, primarily links to library databases and authoritative websites that have been selected for their reliability and academic value.
NOTE: Some links in this guide will only work correctly if you are on campus, off-campus you will need to sign in with your RIC Username and Password
This guide cannot provide all the answers to your questions. Remember to ask for help when you need it. When the Library is not open, e-mail Ask a Librarian for tips or to schedule a time to come in for help.