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Liberal Arts & Sciences Research Guide

Welcome to the Liberal Arts & Sciences Subject Pages

This is a general homepage for the Liberal Arts & Sciences subject guides.  Each LBST subject guide offers recommendations for a research process that moves from broad information sources to more focussed ones:

  • STEP #1 encyclopedias;
  • STEP #2: books;
  • STEP #3 journal articles from periodical databases.

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Step #1: Encylopedias

Top encyclopedias for research in liberal arts & sciences research:

Step #2: Library Books

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Step #2a: Ebooks

Search for ebooks in the OCAD U Library's online collections

Step #3: Journal Articles

Search for journal articles in the OCAD U Library's online collections

Top three databases for academic journal articles in liberal arts and sciences research:


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