Research Tools for CEA Students
InfoAnytime 24/7 Service - Ask your question online by establishing an interactive chat session with a librarian 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.E-Mail a Reference Question - Send us your question in an email message to LibraryHelp@newhaven.edu. You may e-mail us anytime, but we will send responses during our normal business hours.
Make an Appointment - For in-depth one-on-one assistance for a research project or paper, contact the Reference Department by calling 203-932-7189 or 1-800-DIAL-UNH and ask for the Library Reference Desk. Or, you can e-mail us to set up a session for assistance at LibraryHelp@newhaven.edu. Since you cannot come to the UNH campus, please be sure to tell us that you would like to make arrangements for a telephone conversation to discuss your research question.
When first starting your research, you might want to use our Introductory Research Guide to get started. Subject Guides for example:
Library Workshops which have been recorded are available at http://libguides.newhaven.edu/workshops
Our reference Librarians have prepared tutorials which will help you learn about conducting effective research. These tutorials help students become acquainted with an academic library and learn about our many services.
Database Searching Tutorial
The Database Searching Tutorial is designed to help you understand how to search databases effectively. In this tutorial, you will log into a database to do searches that replicate ones that we have done and compare your results to ours.
Online Library Catalog Tutorial
The Library Catalog Tutorial will show you step-by-step how to search and find books and other materials in our online library catalog.
Virtual Reference Tour
The Virtual Reference Tour will help you find your way around the Peterson Library and should give you an overview of resources you can use for your research.
Tutorials and Search Tips from Vendors
|Academic Search Premier (Ebsco)||Fact Sheet||Basic Search Tips||Tutorial|
|Advanced Search - Guided Style Find
|Advanced Search Tips||Tutorial|
|Advanced Search - Singe Find||Tutorial|
|Basic Searching for Academic Libraries (EBSCOHost)||Tutorial|
|Biography Reference Bank||Fact Sheet|
|Biography Reference Center||Fact Sheet|
|Green File||Fact Sheet|
|History Reference Center||Fact Sheet|
|Newspaper Source Plus||Fact Sheet|
|Referencia Latina||Fact Sheet|
|MasterFILE Premier||Fact Sheet|
|Science Reference Center||Fact Sheet|