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FDS100: Falcon Discovery Seminar (Field)

This research guide has been created as a supplement specifically for students in Professor Field's sections of FDS100: Falcon Discovery Seminar.


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This research guide has been created as a supplement specifically for students in the following sections of FDS100: Falcon Discovery Seminar with Professor Bonnie Field:

  • FDS100-31 - Tuesday/Friday 9:30 am - 10:50 am
  • FDS100-32 - Tuesday/Friday 11:00 am - 12:20 pm

What's in this guide?

The resources collected in this guide are designed to help you conduct research for the assignments in this class. 

  • The Keeping Up with the News section will be helpful for locating news articles related to current events through library resources.
  • Finding Books offers search tips on how to locate both print and electronic books available at the Bentley Library, how to read a book record, and how to search for books outside of the Bentley Library.
  • Finding Articles provides some search tips and recommended resources for finding information for your research assignment based on the course theme.
  • If you're looking for data or statistics related to your topics, look at the Locating Data & Statistics page for suggestions on where to get started.
  • The Evaluating Sources section provides some tips on how to evaluate sources you find for quality as well as tips on identifying scholarly vs. popular sources.
  • Citing & Writing Resources goes over some of the resources available to help you when completing your assignments with a special focus on citing in Chicago Author-Date citation style.

This guide was created by Katie Leahy, Reference Librarian. Please contact her at if you have any questions. 

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