These resources will get you started doing research at Saint Louis University-Madrid. For advanced searching help, please contact your librarian.
- The SLU-Madrid Library Guide for Freshmen
Are you new on campus? Take a look at this guide to get to know the library.
- SLU-Madrid Library Orientation
Brief explanatory Panopto video about the services offered by the SLU-Madrid library.
- Starting Your Assignment
SLU Libraries Research Guide on English for Academic Purposes with essential information on how to start your assignment.
- E-books at SLU Libraries
SLU Libraries Research Guide on how to access SLU e-book collections.
- Video/Digital Tutorials and Guides
SLU Libraries Research Guide with general usage tutorials and other subject-specific resources (History, Communication, Education, Business, Psychology, and Medicine).
Research Support Resources
- The Research Process
SLU Libraries Research Guide on English for Academic Purposes with research tips.
- Rhetoric and Research Strategies
SLU Libraries Research Guide contains information on selecting and refining a topic, finding books and articles, evaluating your sources, citing them, and getting answers to your questions via the SLU Libraries.
- How to Spot Fake News
An explanatory Panopto video made by the SLU-Madrid library to discover and learn how to navigate different resources that will help you identify and fight fake news.
- How to Avoid Plagiarism
SLU Libraries Research Guide on English for Academic Purposes with tutorials on recognizing plagiarism and how not to do it.
- Style Guides
SLU Libraries Research Guide with sources to help you cite resources properly in various styles: APA, AMA, Chicago, Legal, MLA and Turabian.
SLU Libraries Research Guide for installing, navigating and using different versions of this citation management program: EndNote X5, EndNote X6, and EndNote X7.
Resources for Advanced Researchers
- Open Access
Research Guide to finding quality open access (OA) journals in which to publish your research.
- Measuring Your Impact
University of Illinois Chicago library guide offering an overview of the h-index, Eigenfactor, Impact Factor (IF), Journal Citation Reports, Citation Analysis, and other tools.
- How to Create Your Academic Profile with ORCID
Florida Gulf Coast University Library video overviews an ORCID profile and how to add works to your ORCID record.
- How to Create Your Profile in Google Scholar
CityTech library guide with different resources on how to update or create your Google Scholar profile and how this can increase the status and reach of your scholarship in academia and industry.
Web of Science Platform
SLU provides access to the Web of Science (WoS) through the list of SLU library databases. This resource indexes thousands of research journals from hundreds of disciplines. The Web of Science Platform offers training resources to help you maximize this resource.
Funding Information on the Web of Science
This video covers funding data coverage in the Web of Science Core Collection. A very interesting functionality of WoS that we highlight in this section.