This LibGuide is designed for Simmons University students in the LIS 407: Information Sources & Services class. The guide includes websites and resources organized by topic and subject matter. Some of the resources will be particularly useful for the Sample Questions assignment while others are examples of resources you might use to help patrons with information needs as information professionals.
Attribution: The majority of these resources were originally sourced by Simmons Doctoral Student Emily Remer.
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Links are RED, BOLD, and UNDERLINED throughout this guide for ease of use.
This list of databases that you have access to as a Simmons student will be one of the most useful resources available to you. The list of databases are organized alphabetically, and you can search by database name or by subject. Searching by subject is a great way to search for information while completing your Sample Question assignment. Each database also has a description of the contents and why it might be useful to you.
This is another Simmons University Library resource you might find useful. These subject guides were created for many areas of academic study, and while they are geared toward students in the respective academic programs, each subject guide includes recommendations of resources applicable to the various topics.