Faculty Resources at Pollak Library: Research

This is a guide to resources available to CSUF faculty through the Pollak Library, including information on instruction sessions, copyright, publication, reserves and more.

Databases and Interlibrary Loan

Pollak Library offers over 200 scholarly databases. Access is available 24/7 with your CSUF username and password. If we do not have full text of an article, please request a free PDF copy using Interlibrary Loan

Organize Your Research

EndNote Basic is a web-based bibliographic manager that enables you to collect and manage references to books, articles, and other materials. Since it is web based, all CSUF students/faculty/staff can access EndNote on-campus or off-campus.

EndNote Basic can help you:

  • Import references from library databases.
  • Organize references in folders for access and use at any time
  • Create formatted reference lists in a variety of publishing styles, including APA and MLA.

Cited Reference Search

Find out who has cited an article you have already found on your topic. See how many times one of your articles has been cited. Use a cited reference search to see what has been published on your topic after the article you have already found.

You can conduct a cited reference search by using:

Fund Your Research

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California State University, Fullerton subscribes to COS Pivot; a searchable database of funding opportunities available to all faculty, staff, students and administrators. If you are interested in finding $$ funding for research, travel, curriculum development, scholarships and more, read the Quick Start Guide and follow the steps under Your COS Pivot Account.

Research Methods

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Explores various methodologies used throughout the research process across many disciplines. Methods can be searched or browsed. Methods Maps allow users to see and navigate visual representations of methodologies and how they are related.