The University website is full of information about the University's practices. If you aren't sure which department's pages would be most useful, try entering your keywords in the search box.
This book provides a history of Villanova University, in honor of its 150th anniversary.
Philadelphia Inquirer, 1981- (NewsBank)
Lexis Nexis Academic
Opinions and Opposing Views
CQ Researcher (CQ Press)
Books are a useful source of scholarly information. Although you may not have time to read entire books for your project, individual chapters may be useful. Begin at the table of contents and index to find the most relevant sections.Falvey Library Catalog
Scholarly articles are an important source in most research projects. They are typically written by college professors or other experts. They are published by reputable sources and reviewed by the author's peers and an editorial board.
For more information on different types of articles, see the Learn to identify scholarly journals guide.Articles & More Search
Subject-Specific Article Databases
Social Sciences Full Text (EBSCO)
Business Source Premier (EBSCO)
Or, check out the library's Subject Guides for even more subject specific resources.
Simple tips for scholarly research:
- Your ideas supported by the research of others
- Paraphrase or direct quote
- Always cite ideas of others
- Readers can easily find ideas or facts referenced in your paper
Citation Styles: A Primer with Resources (MLA, APA, Chicago, Sciences, AP)