Welcome to LAR101! This guide was created to help you complete research for the LAR101 class Science and Society. Check out the tabs to the left to find tips, tricks, and resources to use as you investigate a science or technology topic that interests you.
Use the databases below to learn about your topic. Check out our full list of reference databases by visiting our A-Z Database listing. You can also start gathering background information using open web tools like Google or Wikipedia, as long as you critically evaluate the sources you find.
As you read, it is a good idea to keep a list of common words used to describe your topic - these will help you as you start to search in subject specific databases!