Writing & Research Resources

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College-level research starts on-line using Library resources. These links should help you to find information you are looking for and to document it properly.

Tutorials for Research Success

Use the tutorials and tips on this webpage to work faster, better, and smarter. Learn about research strategies and library resources that will help you find information, get the most from web searching and use results ethically.

Database Finder

Find resources in all disciplines including Indexes to help you find full text Academic Journal articles, Encyclopedias and other reference sources, full text of current and historical newspapers as well as primary source material in many subject areas.

Lehigh's Online Library Catalog

Find complete information, including the location and availability of every item in the library collection.

Electronic Journals

Use this page to find alphabetical list of full text e-journals well as links to journals by publisher, such as JSTOR, ACM, IEEE etc.

Requesting Materials not in Lehigh's Collection

Footnote and Citation Guides

Links to guides to help you cite your sources correctly using the citation styles requested by your instructors here at Lehigh.

How to Contact a Librarian

Whether you are just starting research at Lehigh or are working on a major projects contact one of our subject Librarians to help get the most from our extensive resources and to save you time and effort by making the most of our expertise in your area of interest.

Writing Graduate School Application Statements

The following pages discuss how to write a personal statement on admissions forms for post-graduate schools.

Purdue's OWL - Writing the Personal Statement

Ten Dos and Don'ts from Accepted.com on writing a Personal Statement

Berkeley's Suggestions on Writing a Personal Statement