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  Image from Meghan Hade,"Visualizing a dataset"


Welcome to the subject guide for Informatics. These pages provide access to resources useful for research in Informatics. Use the tabs above or the links below to navigate through the pages of this guide.

Background Sources - use encyclopedias to learn about your topic

Find Articles search for articles related to Informatics

Books - search for books in UW WorldCat and UW Libraries Search (beta)

e-Journals - browse online journals

Industry Reports

Citations and Writing - resources to help manage citations 


Research Help Tools

Below are links to three resources to help you plan and organize your research.  Learn what a scholarly article is and how to find them.  The Search Planning Checklist is a worksheet that provides examples of types of resources and how much digging it may take to obtain them.  It includes an assignment calculator that organizes your project timeline.  The C.R.A.P. document presents criteria for evaluating sources for credibility and authority.

What is a scholarly article? -- also referred to as a peer-reviewed or academic article.  Check out this brief video to find out!


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