1. Comparative Literature

    Resources related to the comparison of literary works from different cultures, with theoretical approaches to literature, and with the relationships between literature and the visual arts, music, philosophy, science, and social and political thought.
    Type: Research Guide
  2. English and American Language and Literature

    The resources provided in this guide are organized, in part, according to the major concentrations within English Studies. It includes bibliographic databases, reference resources and digital collections that constitute a valuable knowledge base for research projects.
    Type: Research Guide
  3. French & Italian

    This research guide covers all fields of French Studies. Notable collection strengths are the Enlightenment, post-1945 literature, and Francophone fiction. Coverage of Italian language and literature is also extensive. Areas of particular importance are Renaissance literature and culture, and contemporary Italian fiction.
    Type: Research Guide
  4. Linguistics

    The Libraries' Linguistics collection is particularly strong in the basic components of general linguistics -- syntax, phonology, and semantics --; it also covers applied areas such as translation, sociolinguistics, psycholinguistics, and historical linguistics.
    Type: Research Guide
  5. Business

    Covers the management and administration of business including specializations such as entrepreneurship, production/operations management, finance and accounting, management information systems, marketing, real estate, qualitative analysis, insurance/risk management, supply chain management and international business.
    Type: Research Guide
  6. Spanish and Portuguese

    Resources related to the study of the language, culture, history, literature and linguistics of Spanish-speaking and Portuguese-speaking countries. Also addresses Iberian Medieval and Golden Age literatures, colonial Brazilian literature, South American literature, and Mexican literature.
    Type: Research Guide
  7. Animal Behavior

    Pertains to the multidisciplinary field including neuroscience, learning, development, ecology, and biological evolution and diversity as a means of studying and understanding the behavior of animals.
    Type: Research Guide
  8. Astronomy

    Pertains to the science of celestial objects and their phenomena.
    Type: Research Guide
  9. Biology

    Pertains to the study of organisms. Includes a wide range of biological sciences including ecosystems to nanobiology, cell biology, molecular biology, systems biology, microbiology and biological informatics. Also related to zoology, botany, biochemistry and medical sciences anatomy and physiology.
    Type: Research Guide
  10. Chemistry

    Pertains to the study of matter. Major areas of chemistry and chemical resarch are analytical, theoretical, biological, inorganic, organic, and physical chemistry. Specializations include materials chemistry, nanoscales structures, biological materials, environmental chemistry and proteomics.
    Type: Research Guide
  11. Cognitive Science

    Cognitive science is the interdisciplinary study of mind and the nature of intelligence. Scholars' backgrounds are wide-ranging, including psychology, physics, neuroscience, philosophy, information science, computer science, mathematics, anthropology, and linguistics.
    Type: Research Guide
  12. Geography

    Resources related to the description, distribution, and interaction of the diverse physical, biological, and cultural features of the earth. Includes the study of Climate, Land and Environmental Change, Geographic Information Science (GIS), Food and Agriculture, Globalization, Development and Justice, and Sustainable Systems.
    Type: Research Guide
  13. Earth and Atmospheric Sciences

    Pertains to the interdisciplinary research and scientific study of the Earth and Atmospheric Sciences. Specializations of this subject include Biogeochemistry, Geobiology, Sedimentology and stratigraphy, Geophysics, Structural Geology and Tectonics, Hydrogeology, Economic Geology and Mineral and Clay Geology. Studies encompass field-based, analytical, and theoretical research.
    Type: Research Guide
  14. Mathematics

    Resources related to the fields of algebra, analysis, complex analysis, geometry, logic, mathematical physics, partial differential equations, applied mathematics and computation, probability and statistics, and topology. Financial mathematics, quantum computing and econometrics comprise other specialties in the field.
    Type: Research Guide
  15. Physics

    Resources related to the mathematical and scientific study of matter. Specializations are nuclear and particle physics, theoretical physics, mathematical physics, experimental high energy physics. In recent years research in biophysics, biocomplexity, neutrinos, gravitational physics, astrophysics, condensed matter, and materials supporting the low energy neutron source.
    Type: Research Guide
  16. Economics

    The study of economies and markets. Topics include advanced economic theory, development and economics of transition, econometrics, economic history, games and experimental methods, growth theory, international trade, macroeconomics, monetary economics and public economics.
    Type: Research Guide
  17. Anthropology

    Resources related to the study of cultures, art and people in modern and ancient times, as well as the evolutionary aspects of these topics. Includes: Archeology, Bioanthropology, Linguistic Anthropology, and Social/Cultural Anthropology.
    Type: Research Guide
  18. Criminal Justice

    Resources that bridge the study of crime with study of law, culture, race, and gender as well as major components of the criminal justice system and the causes and distribution of crime. These resources accommodate topics such community justice, dispute settlement, violence, cross-cultural studies, and critical theory.
    Type: Research Guide
  19. Gender Studies

    Gender studies is a transdisciplinary field that bridges and embraces a variety of modes of inquiry relevant to gender and the ways in which this discourse intersects with other domains, particularly sexuality and the body; (dis)ability and neurodiversity; race, ethnicity, and nationality; & popular culture and representation, among many others.
    Type: Research Guide
  20. Public Health

    Resources related to disciplines such as Applied Health Science, Kinesiology, and Recreation and Park Administration that study the wellness and health of humans via safety management, dietetics and nutrition, exercise science, health behavior, human performance and leisure behavior, underwater resource management, sports management and more.
    Type: Research Guide