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Highly Recommended Research Guides
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- Basic Reference Resources
Handy reference resources for fast facts, bibliographic information, and citation style help. (Formerly known as the Ready Reference Shelf.)
- Copyright Basics
Provides information about U.S. copyright law, including rights of users, permission, and the public domain.
- News Sources
Recommended resources and search tips for finding news in a variety of formats. Includes how to find international newspapers, historical newspapers, articles with a particular viewpoint, how to evaluate sources, and much more.
Other Research Guides
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- Askwith Collection
Lists of selected DVDs and Blu-Ray discs in the Askwith Media Library.
- Citation Help
Guide for students who have questions about citing sources correctly.
- College and University Rankings
Explains access college rankings.
- Copyright for Dissertations
Provides answers to common copyright questions that come up when working on a dissertation, including using others' content and publishing.
- Creative Commons
Provides information about Creative Commons licenses, which allow you to share, reuse, and remix images, video, music, and other content.
- Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
This U-M Library research guide highlights the empirical evidence of the impact of diversity on outcomes: building the case for diversity, understanding the benefits of diversity, and understanding under which conditions we get optimal results.
- Finding and Using Electronic Books (e-Books)
Information about e-Book readers and collections available to University of Michigan faculty, staff, and students.
- Funding for Students
Find scholarships, fellowships, and research grants to fund your U-M education--A guide aimed at undergraduate and graduate students
- Genealogy Research
While no specific collection of genealogical materials exists within the Hatcher Graduate Library, there are items of genealogical interest available throughout the library in various formats.
- Graduate Library Reference Collection Resources
This guide includes information on resources typically found in the Hatcher Graduate Library reference collection.
Find and use images and other visual resources from the University Library. Email us at Imageworks@umich.edu with questions about finding and using images.
- Library of Congress (LC) Call Numbers
Explains how to read Library of Congress (LC) call numbers in the University of Michigan Library.
- Mirlyn Classic
Tips for using Mirlyn Classic, a previous version of the University of Michigan Library Catalog.
- Obtaining Copyright Permissions
Explains how to find copyright holders and get permission to use different copyrighted works.
- Research Data: Finding, Managing, Sharing
Provides information about all aspects of data management and stewardship including finding, planning, organizing, documenting, sharing, and preserving your research data.
- Research Funding and Grants Guide
Provides resources on finding funding and grants.
- Research Impact Metrics: Citation Analysis
Information on how to use library resources for citation analysis. This includes information about impact factors, journal rankings, altmetrics and how to find who has cited an article..
- Resources for Using & Editing Wikipedia
Resources about using and editing Wikipedia
How to find reviews of a variety of cultural materials; books, film, music, theater, & art.
- Scholarly Publishing
Provides information about journals, books, and open access for authors looking to publish scholarly works.
- Substantial Similarity
This guide illustrates the "substantial similarity" doctrine from U.S. copyright law, using a set of case summaries.
- Taubman Health Sciences Library: Diversity,Equity, Inclusion
- Tips for Using Library Search
Provides some tips and strategies for effectively using the University of Michigan Library Search engine.
- Undergraduate Library Reference Collection Resources
Information on reference resources selected to support undergraduate student research, papers, and projects
- University of Michigan Information
Brings together numerous resources (primarily electronic) which pertain to U-M history, facts, etc.
- Writing Manuals & Guides
Recommended writing guides and style manuals for the humanities, social sciences, and sciences, as well as for international students.