Reference sources are good places to begin research on a topic. Articles and entries in these publications are often written by scholars in the field and provide basic facts about a topic, as well as definitions of related terms.
Articles in reference sources can also lead to additional sources on a topic through bibliographies and other lists of recommended readings.
Long Library is full of physical books that can provide insight and depth for your research project. Search our catalog using the link below.
If we don't have the book you need on our shelves, you can submit a request for it through Interlibrary Loan. Simply search for the book in our catalog, sign in using your Wells SSO credentials, and click "Resource Sharing." Once you click "submit" under the brief form that autogenerates, we'll process your request and work on getting the book or article to you as quickly as possible.
Please contact library staff at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions.
Using the Long Library Discovery Service, search for books, journal articles, dissertations, and other media in our library as well as many others. You can request these materials via Interlibrary Loan.
Once you have found the item you are looking for:
Log in and click on the "Resource Sharing" link to place an ILL request.
These databases include the full text of articles in a broad array of scholarly and popular journals. If your topic is multidisciplinary, these may be the best place to start.
Search here for a specific journal title or to see a list of business and economics journals (print and electronic) held by the library. You may also browse journals by subject.
These well-respected, peer-reviewed journals can help you kickstart your research.