Find the search tool that fits your needs
Last Updated: Aug 16, 2013
There are several search tools on the Cofrin Library website, plus the general Internet, that you can use to find information. Which tool is best for your research needs? Use this chart to assist you.
Use the search box on the library website. One search for books, articles, and more.
- Library Databases
Use the library's databases to locate articles and other resources from a specific subject area (e.g., history, psychology, biology).
Use Worldcat to locate books that are not available at UWGB or from another UW System library.
- Course Guides
Research help & sources customized for a particular course.
- Internet Search
For quick facts and a general introduction to topic. Includes resources such as Google (linked above), Bing, and Wikipedia.
- Google Scholar
Use Google Scholar to locate academic (journal articles, books) information on a topic.