Get answers to questions like, what is the different between scholarly and popular literature? How do I log into library resources from off-campus? What resources does that library have for citation help?
This short video tutorial will show you how to access the full-text of scholarly articles using the Article Linker tool. It is advised that you view this tutorial before you begin your research, so you will already know what to expect when you encounter the Article Linker tool in Fogler Library's subscription databases.
Primary, secondary or tertiary sources depend on how close that information is to the source of the original lab research. In the sciences, research findings are communicated through conference proceedings, journal articles, technical reports, self publications, or edited volumes in a series on a certain topic. Secondary sources pull from primary sources, and tertiary sources pull from secondary sources. Use the chart below to help distinguish between different sources.
Fogler Library has a GIS Resources guide that will help you access different types of GIS data. The guide also includes information about different types of GIS software and professional organizations for GIS users.
Data sources are listed by region or by topic. Regional data sources are separated into local Maine data, US data, and international data.