To access the complete list of databases recommended for COUN research, please follow these steps:
Use Google Scholar to search through thousands of journals, many of which the Pollak Library owns. You can also find patents and legal documents with Google Scholar.
By using Google Scholar via the Pollak Library, you have access to a special "Pollak Library Find It!" link in order to determine if a particular item of interest is available full-text online, in print, or through interlibrary loan.
If you experience a challenge with connecting to Google Scholar from off campus, the information on this page offers one way to configure Google Scholar so that it connects with resources available through the Pollak Library.
As your do your research on the Internet, take the time to evaluate the content you will find on the Web sites you visit. Six criteria you can use to evaluate the information on these Web sites are:
For more information on each of the six criteria, please refer to the related link below. In addition, you may also wish to view a tutorial on evaluating Web sites. The link to the tutorial is available in the upper-right-hand corner of this section.
Please read the information below to learn how you can construct a search of government Web sites in Google for information on your research topic.