Research and Writing
Our "Getting Started" Guide will get you going with your research and writing projects on the right foot. From getting the "big picture" to help get a basic understanding of unfamiliar research topics to finding detailed, authoritative articles, try this guide if you're stalled in the research process.
- Discovery Search
Search through the library's books, DVDs and articles from a variety of databases. Discovery Search won't search through everything we have, so if you're doing in depth research, check our our Research Guides or Ask a Librarian for help!
- Library Catalog (Books and DVDs)
Our catalog will search through our books (including eBooks), DVDs, and journals (but not individual articles).
- Databases (Articles, Statistics and More)
Access to all of our databases by name or by subject. Our most frequently used databases include:
- Journals, Magazines, Newspapers and Other Periodicals
Search our Classic Catalog to find periodicals by title or by subject. Please note, this will not find individual articles.
- Archives and Special Collections
Find St. Edward's University yearbooks dating back to the 1920's, University publications back to the 1800's, rare books and more.
Need help finding good sources for your research? We're here to help! From individual consultations about your research to do-it-yourself research guides that provide resources by course or by subject, it's all on our Research Help page.
- APA or MLA citation styles
Check out our guides on using MLA or APA citation style.
Make quick work of your bibliographies using NoodleBib.
- Writing Center
Make an appointment with a Writing Center consultant for help with writing.
- Quick Tutor: Online Writing Help
Undergraduate students are allowed to submit a paragraph or writing question two times a week.
- Online Writing Lab
Graduate students and New College students can use the online writing lab, which accepts submissions online for review and feedback.
Need help with technology? St. Edward's University has resources for technical questions and support, including working with multimedia, password resets, and more. Check out our Technology and Technical Help page for more information.
If you'd like some help managing your academic work, take a look at the variety of academic support services offered at St. Edward's University.