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FYS Reimagining the Scientist: Start Here

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Credo is an academic alternative to Wikipedia and is perfect for background research or formulating your topic. It includes topic pages with mind maps (examples: Women in Science and Scientist) and specialized entries from several encyclopedias, dictionaries, and other reference sources (example: Barriers to Women Scientists in Entrepreneurship, from The Multimedia Encyclopedia of Women in Today's Word).

Where to Find Scholarly Sources

The databases featured in this box are particularly useful for this class. You can learn more about databases on the Research Hub

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Books & eBooks at Smith Library Center

Searching for Information

Think about keywords related to the profession of scientist, or a specific person, group, area of science, or other aspect to start your search in the library's catalog, WorldCat@SU. Try different combinations and think of synonyms. When you find a relevant resource, try clicking the subject links to lead to more resources on the topic. Also browse the shelf nearby for related titles. Ask your librarian for advanced search tips!

Try some of these subject headings in WorldCat:

Women in science | Diversity in the workplace African American women scientists | Scientists Biography Dictionaries  | Scientists Employment  | Sex discrimination in science | Sexism in science | Women microbiologists | Women scientists biography | African American scientists ‚Äč| Hispanic American women Employment