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A Guide for Entrepreneurs
by Rachel Figueiredo - Last Updated Mar 24, 2017
Creating your own start up? Looking to change the world? Want to know if your idea is patentable? Let this Library website be your guide.
ACC 622
by Sandra Keys - Last Updated Jan 4, 2017
ACC 626
by Sandra Keys - Last Updated Jan 4, 2017
Accessibility Guidelines for Websites
by Kathy Szigeti - Last Updated Mar 8, 2016
To meet the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, we must meet the Level A standard for Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0 by January 2014. Get the Core Resources to meet the Level A standard here.
Accounting & Finance
by Sandra Keys - Last Updated Jan 4, 2017
Actuarial Science
by Rebecca Hutchinson - Last Updated Jan 5, 2017
AFM - Research and Referencing Skills
by Sandra Keys - Last Updated Jan 4, 2017
Guide for AFM 1st Year Students, with special emphasis on those taking SPCOM 111 and/or AFM 121 (Winter 2014), focusing on Research and Referencing
Altmetrics
by Shannon Gordon - Last Updated Jan 3, 2017
Anthropology
by Tim Ireland - Last Updated Apr 20, 2017
Anthropology Subject Page
Applied Linguistics & Language Studies
by Helena Calogeridis - Last Updated Mar 29, 2017
Research Guide
Applied Mathematics
by Rebecca Hutchinson - Last Updated Feb 13, 2017
ARTstor
by Jessica Smelko - Last Updated Oct 4, 2016
ARTstor Workshop
by Jessica Smelko - Last Updated Dec 17, 2015
Using ARTstor images in your educational and scholarly activities
Avoid Plagiarism, or How to Successfully use the Works of Others
by Kathy Szigeti - Last Updated Sep 23, 2016
Demonstrating scientific examples. Creative Commons License
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Biology
by Laura Bredahl - Last Updated Feb 21, 2017
Biology 130 Lab Report
by Laura Bredahl - Last Updated Sep 20, 2016
This course guide will help you find scholarly resources to support your BIOL130 Lab Reports.
Biomedical Engineering
by Kate Mercer - Last Updated Jan 9, 2017
Bridging Program Resource Guide
by Caitlin Carter - Last Updated Aug 19, 2016
An information resources guide to support your online course work in the School of Pharmacy's Bridging Program
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Calculate Your Academic Footprint
by Shannon Gordon - Last Updated Mar 30, 2017
Canadian Architecture
by Jake Lovie, Effie Patelos - Last Updated Aug 19, 2015
Canadian primary sources
by Jane Forgay - Last Updated Mar 31, 2017
Find print and digital sources via the UW Library.
Centre for Career Action Session
by Sandra Keys - Last Updated Apr 1, 2016
Session given for the Centre for Career Action in September 2010 by Sandra Keys and Marian Davies and updated September 2015
ChE 564 - Food Process Engineering
by Kathy Szigeti - Last Updated May 2, 2016
Chem 120L
by Kathy Szigeti - Last Updated Oct 16, 2015
Find sources of information for your lab reports.
Classical Studies
by Sandra Keys - Last Updated Mar 22, 2017
This subject guide describes the University of Waterloo Library's resources and services that support research in Classical Studies.
Combinatorics and Optimization
by Rebecca Hutchinson - Last Updated Feb 13, 2017
Company Information
by Sandra Keys - Last Updated Jan 5, 2017
Computer Science
by Rebecca Hutchinson - Last Updated Mar 16, 2017
Copyright and Licensing
by Annie Bélanger, Lauren Byl - Last Updated Mar 27, 2017
Creative Commons
by Lauren Byl, Rebecca Hutchinson - Last Updated Oct 13, 2016
Creative Commons License

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Drama and Speech Communication
by Jessica Smelko - Last Updated Feb 21, 2017
Drama Tutorials
by Jessica Smelko - Last Updated Dec 17, 2015
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Earth & Environmental Sciences
by Kate Mercer - Last Updated Sep 19, 2016
This guide provides help with creating searches; provides sources for books, articles, & data. It also provides contact information for help with finding & using information sources.
Earth Engineering
by Kate Mercer - Last Updated Sep 16, 2016
Find good information for your report on the geological setting and the risk from natural hazards for a location. (EARTH 153; ENVE 153; GEOE 153; CIVE 153)
East Asian Studies
by Tony Tin - Last Updated Feb 10, 2017
East Asian Studies is an interdisciplinary program committed to offering its students engaging, interactive, and challenging courses that develop an understanding of East Asian cultures and proficiency in East Asian languages
Ebooks @ UWaterloo
by Lauren Byl, Courtney Collins - Last Updated Apr 13, 2017
ECON 436: International Trade
by Sandra Keys - Last Updated Apr 29, 2014
Econ 456: Health Economics
by Sandra Keys - Last Updated Jan 4, 2017
ECON 472
by Sandra Keys - Last Updated Jan 4, 2017
Creative Commons License
ECON 606
by Sandra Keys - Last Updated Jan 4, 2017
Economics
by Sandra Keys - Last Updated Mar 17, 2017
Electrical and Computer Engineering
by Kate Mercer - Last Updated Sep 19, 2016
ENGL 109&119 for Mathies
by Rebecca Hutchinson - Last Updated Mar 10, 2017
This guide is designed to help Math students in ENGL 109 and ENGL 119 conduct research for their assignments.
ENGL 378
by Rebecca Hutchinson, Zack MacDonald - Last Updated Mar 10, 2017
English Language & Literature
by Jessica Smelko - Last Updated Mar 21, 2017
Environment and Business
by Agnes Zientarska-Kayko - Last Updated Feb 6, 2017
European / Worldwide Primary Sources
by Jane Forgay - Last Updated Apr 13, 2017
... via UW Library.
Evaluating Information Sources
by Helena Calogeridis - Last Updated Mar 15, 2017
Library Guide
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Fair Dealing Week
by Lauren Byl - Last Updated Feb 22, 2017
A guide that celebrates Fair Dealing Week! This exception allows use of copyrighted content, free of permissions or fees, for the following purposes: research, private study, criticism, review, news reporting, education, satire or parody.
Film Studies and Visual Culture
by Jessica Smelko - Last Updated Feb 21, 2017
This subject guide describes the University of Waterloo Library's resources and services that support research in Film Studies and Visual Culture.
Finding Book Reviews
by Helena Calogeridis - Last Updated Mar 22, 2017
Library Guide
Finding Conference Proceedings
by Rachel Figueiredo, Rebecca Hutchinson - Last Updated Feb 26, 2016
Demystifying how to find conference proceeding using tools to help you search successfully and understand why conference proceedings are so hard to find.
Finding Patents
by Rachel Figueiredo - Last Updated Mar 9, 2016
Patents are very tricky to search for. Use this guide to learn the what, why, and where about patents, and get started with your search.
Finding Standards & Codes
by Rachel Figueiredo, Kate Mercer - Last Updated Mar 7, 2017
What they are, how to find them and how to get them
Finding Translations
by Helena Calogeridis - Last Updated Jan 13, 2017
Library Guide
Fine Arts
by Jessica Smelko - Last Updated Dec 6, 2016
This subject guide describes the University of Waterloo Library's resources and services that support research in Fine Arts
Fire Research
by Rachel Figueiredo - Last Updated Apr 13, 2017
A guide supporting the MEng program in Fire Risk Analysis research.
Francophone African & Caribbean Literatures
by Helena Calogeridis - Last Updated Jan 5, 2017
Research Guide
French Studies
by Helena Calogeridis - Last Updated Apr 19, 2017
Research Guide
French-Canadian & Québécois Literatures
by Helena Calogeridis - Last Updated Mar 22, 2017
Research Guide
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GER 271/272
by Helena Calogeridis - Last Updated Dec 6, 2016
Course Guide
German Studies
by Helena Calogeridis - Last Updated Apr 11, 2017
Research Guide
German-Canadian Studies
by Helena Calogeridis, Jane Forgay - Last Updated Mar 7, 2017
University of Waterloo Library Guide
GIS for Architecture
by Jake Lovie - Last Updated Mar 10, 2017
Find your place in the world
GIS Subject Guide
by Eva Dodsworth - Last Updated Mar 5, 2015
This Subject Guide provides you with many of the GIS resources you need to get started as well as continue using GIS in your coursework.
Global Governance Research
by Jane Forgay - Last Updated Oct 24, 2016
via Waterloo Library.
Graduate Students and Academic Integrity
by Annie Bélanger, Kathy MacDonald, Jackie Stapleton - Last Updated Nov 9, 2015
Welcome to uWaterloo's Academic Integrity Guide for Graduate Students
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History Research Guide
by Jane Forgay - Last Updated Apr 7, 2017
via the Waterloo Library
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INDEV 609
by Agnes Zientarska-Kayko - Last Updated Mar 29, 2016
uWaterloo Library Course Guide
Industry Information & Market Research
by Sandra Keys - Last Updated Jan 5, 2017
International Development
by Agnes Zientarska-Kayko - Last Updated Feb 6, 2017
INTST 101
by Sandra Keys - Last Updated Dec 3, 2014
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Knowledge Integration
by Sara Thompson - Last Updated Dec 14, 2016
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Manage References
by Kathy Szigeti - Last Updated Oct 14, 2015
Management Sciences
by Rachel Figueiredo - Last Updated Jan 5, 2017
Master of Accounting Program
by Sandra Keys - Last Updated Jan 4, 2017
Master of Public Service
by Jane Forgay, Agnes Zientarska-Kayko - Last Updated Oct 24, 2016
A library guide for MPS students
Mathematics
by Rebecca Hutchinson - Last Updated Mar 28, 2017
This guide helps Mathematics students navigate and search the scholarly mathematics literature. Graduate students may want to look at the guide developed specifically for their department.
Medieval Studies
by Sandra Keys, Lorna Rourke - Last Updated Jan 4, 2017
This subject guide describes the University of Waterloo Library's resources and services that support research in Medieval Studies.
Mennonite Studies
by Laureen Harder-Gissing - Last Updated Mar 6, 2017
MHE MHI MPH Passport to the Library
by Jackie Stapleton - Last Updated Apr 12, 2017
An outline of the Waterloo Library services and resources relevant to online learners in health.
MMT - Masters of Mathematics for Teachers
by Rebecca Hutchinson - Last Updated Apr 11, 2017
This guide is designed specifically for distance education math students.
Mobile Library Services
by Aziz Aboueleinin, Tim Ireland - Last Updated Jun 27, 2013
This guide sheds light on library services available for mobile device users.
Music
by Ruth Steinman - Last Updated Feb 13, 2017
Waterloo's music library collection is mainly located in the Milton Good Library at Conrad Grebel University College.
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News Sources Guide
by Helena Calogeridis, Jane Forgay - Last Updated Mar 29, 2017
Identify sources for current or older stories; old newspapers on microfilm; and stories from alternative presses.
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Ontario English-Language Newspapers
by Jane Forgay - Last Updated Jan 14, 2017
... (1808-1978) on microfilm: Dana Porter Library, University of Waterloo
Optometry Clinics Resource Guide
by Laura Bredahl - Last Updated Mar 27, 2017
Optometry Research Guide
by Laura Bredahl - Last Updated Apr 21, 2017
Research resources and information for vision science.
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Peace and Conflict Studies
by Laureen Harder-Gissing - Last Updated Apr 17, 2017
Pharmacy
by Caitlin Carter - Last Updated Apr 12, 2017
Pharmacy Co-Op Supervisors
by Caitlin Carter - Last Updated Feb 28, 2017
Pharmacy Library Art Project
by Caitlin Carter - Last Updated Aug 5, 2015
Pharmacy Preceptors
by Caitlin Carter - Last Updated Apr 11, 2016
Philosophy
by Sarah Brown - Last Updated Nov 14, 2016
This subject guide describes the University of Waterloo Library's resources and services that support research in Philosophy.
Physics & Astronomy
by Rebecca Hutchinson - Last Updated Oct 3, 2016
PLAN 625: eResearch Guide
by Marian Davies - Last Updated Nov 11, 2016
Political Science Research Guide
by Jane Forgay - Last Updated Apr 18, 2017
via UWaterloo Library.
Provenance
by Jessica Smelko - Last Updated Feb 21, 2017
Resources to discover the history of the ownership of works of art
Psychology
by Tim Ireland - Last Updated Sep 20, 2016
Public Opinion: Poll and Survey Sources
by Jane Forgay - Last Updated Jan 31, 2017
Pure Mathematics
by Rebecca Hutchinson - Last Updated Jun 24, 2016
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RDA Training and Implementation at TUG
by Alison Hitchens - Last Updated May 14, 2014
A guide for TUG cataloguing staff during RDA training
Recreation and Leisure Studies
by Sara Thompson - Last Updated Feb 21, 2017
RefWorks
by RefWorks RefWorks - Last Updated Mar 9, 2017
Religious Studies
by Sandra Keys - Last Updated Mar 22, 2017
Research Data Management 2012
by Kathy Szigeti - Last Updated Jul 21, 2015
Research Data Management Day 2013
by Kathy Szigeti - Last Updated Jul 21, 2015
RS 320: East Comes West/West Turns East
by Sandra Keys - Last Updated Sep 17, 2012
Russian and East European Studies (REES)
by Helena Calogeridis - Last Updated Apr 11, 2017
Research Guide
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Scholarly Teaching
by Rachel Figueiredo, Julie Timmermans - Last Updated Jan 5, 2017
This guide will assist you in conducting research for projects and grants related to scholarly teaching.
School of Planning Research Guide
by Marian Davies - Last Updated Apr 17, 2017
Screencasting Guidelines
by Mary Lynne Bartlett - Last Updated Dec 7, 2015
This LibGuide outlines the best practices that must be followed when creating a screencast as part of the University of Waterloo Library.
Scrutinizing Web Sites
by Jane Forgay - Last Updated Oct 5, 2015
based on an article by Jim Kapoun*
Social Work Research
by Tony Tin - Last Updated Jun 24, 2016
Research in social work for undergraduate, BSW, and MSW students
Sociology and Legal Studies
by Sarah Brown - Last Updated Mar 15, 2017
Spanish & Latin American Studies
by Helena Calogeridis - Last Updated Apr 11, 2017
Research Guide
Statistics & Data
by Stats & Data Guide - Last Updated Apr 18, 2017
Statistics (mathematical)
by Rebecca Hutchinson - Last Updated Jun 24, 2016
Studies in Islam
by Tony Tin - Last Updated Mar 13, 2017
SUSM 602: Theories and Concepts of Sustainability Management
by Agnes Zientarska-Kayko - Last Updated Jun 23, 2016
uWaterloo Library Course Guide
Systems Design Engineering
by Kate Mercer - Last Updated Jan 9, 2017
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Tax Policy Research
by Sandra Keys - Last Updated Jan 4, 2017
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by Kathy Szigeti - Last Updated Jan 26, 2017
Transforming Instruction with the Flipped Classroom (801E)
by Sarah Brown, Rebecca Hutchinson, Jackie Stapleton - Last Updated Jul 20, 2016
Get flipped! Before the workshop, complete your pre-class activity below
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Using the Web for Research
by Helena Calogeridis - Last Updated Jan 24, 2017
UW Economics Society Session
by Sandra Keys - Last Updated Mar 24, 2014
Prepared for UW Economics Society Statistics & Data Session, May 2012
UWaterloo Electronic Theses and Dissertations
by Lauren Byl, Kathy MacDonald, Courtney Matthews - Last Updated May 19, 2016
Everything you need to know about electronic theses and dissertations at Waterloo
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Waterloo LibGuides for Guide Authors
by Kathy Szigeti - Last Updated Mar 29, 2017
Defines the University of Waterloo Library best practices, guidelines, and useful How-Tos for guide authors.
Waterloo Reads
by Sarah Brown - Last Updated Oct 12, 2016
WATPD
by Rebecca Hutchinson - Last Updated Apr 18, 2017
This guide is designed to help Mathematics and Science students conduct research for their work term reports.
Women's Studies
by Sarah Brown - Last Updated Jun 24, 2016
This guide provides an overview of locating print and electronic resources in Women's Studies at the University of Waterloo Library.