Research Starters

Not sure what you want to research or write about? Try this page first.

Reference Tools
Find dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other reference tools for basic information about your research topics, terminology, and concepts.

Find full text for thousands of local, national, and international newspapers and wire services; also, find news on the Internet.


Find popular and peer-reviewed newspaper, magazine, and journal articles.

Find and locate print and electronic books in the Bennett College collection and beyond.

Census/GIS Tools
Find mapping tools to graphically represent census and statistical data.

Find links to census and statistical resources, as well as tools for statistical 

procedures and methodology


Find additional online resources that may aid your research.