The search you have developed on the Plan your search page will help you find information - however, where you choose to search will depend on the type of information you need.
This page will go over finding books and journal articles. Have a look at the grey literature page for finding reports and other unpublished materials.
Books and textbooks provide broad overviews of a topic and are a great place to start. The best place to find books is by using the Library catalogue.
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Journal articles are great for getting in-depth information on particular issues. They are published more regularly than books so you can find more up to date information.
You can find some journal articles by using the Library catalogue, but we recommend you look in a discipline-specific databases like Medline, ProQuest Health and Medicine or CINAHL.
Have a look through the tabs below to help choose which database to search in and to see database tutorials and tips!