Research Fundamentals

Start here to learn how to find and manage resources, write strong academic papers, utilize our services, and learn tools of the research trade.

 

Also explore tools and technologies that make learning fun!

Databases

CRCnetBASE

Full-text science and engineering reference books

PsycINFO

Resources for the psychological, social, and health sciences

Science Direct

Full-text articles and abstracts for scientific research

WorldCat

Advanced search for resources in libraries worldwide

Guides

Subject Guides

Librarians have created guides for conducting research in most subjects taught at UCR

Tool Guides

These guides show you step-by-step how to use research tools, such as citation or data managers

Tutorials

Tutorials help teach you methods for conducting research, such as literature reviews and patent searching

Subject Specialists

Ask a subject specialist today to help you with your project or research.

Publish Your Research

Author Rights & Copyright

Tips for working with publishers.

Copyright & Fair Use

Know the rules to abide the law!

Creative Commons

Make your work more usable.

Managing Your Data

Learn integral data skills.

Open Access

UC faculty publications are free!