For this essay, you will need to incorporate at least seven sources, including the following information types:
On this guide, you will find information and direct links for finding library books/eBooks, news and scholarly articles, films, and more. Please make a one-on-one appointment with a librarian for additional help!
Primo is a tool for finding books, eBooks, and media in the library.
Print books will have a call number. The call number tells you what the subject of the book is and where it is located in the physical library space.
EBooks are available online and will link you to a database containing books.
Keywords make or break your search results. Here are a couple tips:
Search for books and other materials in the library collection, as well as articles, e‑books, and videos from the library's research databases.
Or go directly to Primo Search for more options.
ProQuest News & Newspapers includes local news publications (start here!):
Additional news resources:
Research databases contain articles from magazines, scholarly journals, and trade journals.
For databases specific to the environment & sustainability:
Leeward students have access to the following film databases:
The following websites are full of credible, useful information:
Climate & weather data
Nonpartisan fact tank that informs the public about US issues, attitudes and trends
State business, economic and demographic statistics
Find websites using advanced research techniques
The attached activity will help you research your topic to find history and context from a good book, current info from newspapers, and research data from reputable websites.