Most research is interdisciplinary, but many library research tools are subject- or discipline-specific. So how do you know which one to use? Here are some questions that can help:
If you know what type of source or which "lens" you want to use to frame your research, browse the library list of research tools by subject or source type:
If you're not sure where to start, try starting your research in a multidisciplinary research tool. You'll get all types of sources from a variety of disciplines, and can narrow your search from there. Recommended multidisciplinary research tools:
Many of our databases have this button, which searches for the full-text of the article in our collections. If we don't have it electronically, look for the "Request article scan" link in the "Get It" section.