There are many excellent open web resources that you may wish you use to supplement the Library's digital and physical resources. These include open-access journals, freely available databases, organizations' websites, and more. Explore the links below to help find and utilize these sources.
Use databases freely available online to find mathematics sources and as a supplement to the Library's databases.
Use freely available, open access journals to find scholarly sources and supplement sources found via the Library's databases.
When doing research on the web it is really important to evaluate the source. There are many different methods of deciding if a source is credible, an easy evaluation phrase to remember is The CRAAP Test:
timeliness of the information
importance of the information for your needs
source of the information
reliability, truthfulness, and correctness of the content
reason the information exists
NOTE: It's not always this simple. Ask about Lateral Reading.
Note: Did you know you can link Google Scholar to the Library? Select the icon with the three horizontal lines and then choose "Settings" and "Library links." Type "Salt Lake Community College Libraries" into the search bar, tick the box next to it, and choose "Save." You can look for links from the Google Scholar search results to the Library's resources on the right side of your results list.
This is a social networking site for scientists and researchers to connect and share papers. Links to ResearchGate PDFs may appear in your Google Scholar results. Note: You must sign up with a free account to use ResearchGate.
If you are looking for a specific article and you hit a paywall, please do not pay for access! Try these methods to find what you need: