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How To Use This Guide

This Education guide is designed to enhance your research.  Use the tab menu at the top of the page to access selections of excellent resources, as well as tools and tips for discovering articles, books, news, websites and more.  

If you need help or have a comment you can contact me -- my information is on the left sidebar.

Spotlight Database

Recommended Databases

Google Scholar

A Google tool that limits your search to scholarly, academic or peer-reviewed articles.

For maximum benefit when off-campus:

  • Click on Settings in the upper right corner
  • Click on Library links on the menu on the left
  • Type "Stony Brook" in the Library Links section search box
  • Hit Find Library
  • Check the box next to Stony Brook University - SUNY - Fulltext @ Stony Brook

Note: Google Scholar does NOT search all our databases.