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2019 YMCA Leadership Symposium

Libraries presentation on Research Basics - March 21, 2019

This guide was compiled for the YMCA Leadership Symposium by Melissa Vetter, Head of Research Services and subject librarian for Psychological and Brain Sciences at Washington University in St. Louis.  Please feel free to contact me at with questions you have as you seek sources for your white paper. 


The location for this guide is:

Included in this guide... will find recommendations of resources that are freely available (or mostly), often referred to as Open Access.  This includes articles/journals, books, databases, repositories of content, data, textbooks, and tools that you can use to organize your research and cite your sources.

What is open access? Nick Shockey and Jonathan Eisen take us through the world of open access publishing and explain just what it's all about. Make sure to watch it in HD and Fullscreen.