This guide is designed with you in mind, with a focus to help you find the material for your area of expertise.
Find articles lists databases on topics, such as:
A brief overview of databases on:
Find books has information on:
The Research toolkit provides an overview of the research process and tips to help with:
Access to the electronic resources requires your WatIAM credentials. You can login before you start your search from the library's homepage using the 'Get access from anywhere' link, located in the left navigation, or when the system prompts you to enter your credentials. If, for any reason, you encounter any difficulties with gaining access, please contact me directly or library staff through our Ask us service to resolve the issue.
The 2021 Environmental Sustainability Report, prepared by the President's Advisory Committee on Environmental Sustainability
The library catalogue, Omni, is a dynamic platform that provides more functionality, more options, and additional academic library catalogues to browse and search for information. The redesign makes navigation more intuitive, detailed descriptions provide more context, all of which makes for a more rewarding experience. Searching in the advanced search option is recommended for optimum results.
Future Cities objectives and goals is designed with a focus on these main themes:
An overarching framework to consider entails the following:
Subject areas include:
It's been clear for years that finding information, finding 'content', is not an issue. Information is everywhere you turn. But what can be a problem, is to find the information that you need to support your intellectual ideas. I can help you navigate and find the few selective pieces of literature that support your research.
I am an old person, but a young librarian. I started graduate school at the age of 47. I can emphasize with some of the difficulties when learning about new platforms, and new ways to discover information. Access is one of the main issues. I can help you with any aspect of the library catalogue, the databases, services, and sorting out how these pieces all fit together. It is confusing. And it can be frustrating. This is where I come in.
A research consultation with me is usually an hour, and often there is a follow up session to review and go over any additional questions. Once you learn about the options and the potential of what these resources can yield, you can be strategic and deliberate in your actions. Students that have reached out for a research consultation note how helpful and insightful our sharing of information can be. You can book a time with me using the calendar under my email link in the contact information.