List of general purpose guides
Research guides are the gateway to library collections and resources. Created and maintained by Oberlin College & Conservatory reference and subject librarians, Guides by Subject are organized by their relevant subject areas to provide a detailed list of recommended scholarly sources, including: databases; internet and digital resources; and the libraries’ collections of books, journals, magazines, music, art, DVDs, etc.
Guides also help you develop search strategies, cite sources and manage bibliographic references, and lead to a librarian who can provide further assistance. Subject guides are displayed alphabetically.
Lists of relevant library collections, scholarly digital resources, and important internet sources on any specific subject area.
Oberlin College librarians have identified the best platforms for finding resources by source type, including newspapers, magazines, dissertations and theses, books, music, primary sources and more. Some guides also provide search tips and techniques.
Tips for finding sources such as newspapers, magazines, books, music and more by type.
Course Guides are organized collections of resources created for the research and information needs of students in specific courses. Research strategies and library services are also included.
Course Guides are organized collections of resources created for the research and information needs of students in specific courses.