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Tax Policy Research: Get Started

About This Guide

This Guide will assist you to conduct research in your tax/tax policy courses. It contains information on accessing and using a variety of resources, including the Research Databases to which the Library subscribes, specialized tax resources made available to you because of your enrolment in specific courses, and government resources, as well as general information on using the Library and accessing its resources.

Please note that additional information is noted for MTAX students.

Library Links

Key Library website links:

Your Library Card

Your WATCard is your Library card. Use it to borrow books from UW and other University Libraries as well as to remotely access the UW Library's electronic resources.

Remote Access to Electronic Resources at the UW Library

To access the library's electronic resources (Research Databases, E-Journals,
E-Books, etc.):


It is extremely important to cite all references, both within your paper and in the bibliography, correctly.

There are a variety of citation styles available. For Tax 638, you must use the Canadian Tax Foundation Style Guide.


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Sandra Keys
Dana Porter Library
Information Services & Resources (ISR)