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Resources to assist you in maximizing your college experience

Welcome to Your Resources!

Welcome to the NSU Honors Program LibGuide! This guide will highlight some of the library's resources that are useful to you as you work on your assignments. If we can help you at any time (but especially early!!),  please do not hesitate to use our service, Ask a Librarian or phone the reference desk at 757-823-8517 with your questions. 

Remember that your research and presentations will be viewed by instructors and peers who are expecting to see academic resources, and not just information you found using Google which are questionable and often times may lack credibility or factual correctness.

Follow the instructions below:

1) Find Books

Use this page to find print and ebook resources on your topic. 

2) Find Articles

This is where you'll find articles of information for your topic. There are multiple databases you can use, and you should them as they cover varied aspects of your topic. You'll also be able to find information about your profession, art, culture, and gender.

3) Find Reference/Background Information

Use this resource to find general information.

4) Find Images

If you need to have images for your presentation, there are very good resources to help you find ones that visually represent your topic.

5) Schedule an Appointment

Here's where you can schedule your group to meet with a Research Consultant at the Library.

Honors College

The NSU Honors College provides an exciting academic and social community dedicated to maximizing your college experience. We offer enhanced academic classes, co-curricular activities and special programs for high-ability students in all majors. The Honors College is a true community of scholars where critical thinking, curiosity, imagination and creativity are encouraged. Challenging courses, spirited debate, international study, research projects and special living and learning communities can all be part of the Honors College experience. The preparation you receive here will set you apart and improve your global marketability in the career of your choice.

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