Reference Sources are encyclopedias, dictionaries, bibliographies and more that provide excellent background information on your topic. There are even subject specific reference sources written by experts in a field. Loyola University Libraries have both print and online reference sources. Check out a few popular ones below.
News Sources are usually newspapers or high frequency magazines that provide current information on topics as they develop. Check out a few popular news sources below.
Article Databases are generally online collections of journal article citations and full-text articles. You can search article databases by keywords, subject headings, authors and more. Loyola University Libraries has various subject-specific databases that you can learn about through specific research guides. Check out a few general databases below.