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Africana Studies (African American, African Diaspora)
by Linda Bowles-Adarkwa - Last Updated Jul 15, 2014
This guide directs the user to resources in Africana Studies, defined as encompassing the historical and cultural experiences of African Americans, Blacks in the Diaspora and on the African continent.
American Indians / Native Americans
by Hesper Wilson - Last Updated Dec 4, 2014
Selective guide to books, articles, and other resources--available in the J. Paul Leonard Library or online--that are relevant to
research on American Indians.
Anthropology & Archaeology Research Guide
by Chris Mays - Last Updated Aug 20, 2014
a selective guide to scholarly and professional resources in Anthropology and Arch├Žology
Apparel Design/Merchandising & Costume
by Kendra Van Cleave - Last Updated Sep 22, 2014
Guide to apparel design/merchandising and costume research at the San Francisco State University library, including finding books; journal, magazine, and newspaper articles; images; statistics, and more.
Arabs, Muslims, Middle Eastern Ethnicities
by Linda Bowles-Adarkwa - Last Updated Aug 30, 2013
The following is a selective guide to books and resources available in the J. Paul Leonard Library or through the internet relevant to research on Arabs, Muslims and other Middle ethnic groups within the US as well as across their diasporas.
Art and Architecture
by Darlene Tong - Last Updated Nov 24, 2014
Asian American Studies
by Hesper Wilson - Last Updated Dec 9, 2014
Selective guide to books, articles, and other resources--available in the J. Paul Leonard Library or online--that are relevant to
research on Asian Americans.
Astronomy
by Caroline Harnly - Last Updated May 22, 2014
A selective guide to information sources available from SF State's J. Paul Leonard Library.
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BECA
by Nicole Allensworth - Last Updated Sep 22, 2014
This guide is intended for use by the SFSU Broadcast and Electronic Arts (BECA) students and faculty.
BECA 235
by Nicole Allensworth - Last Updated Sep 22, 2014
A research guide for students of BECA 235 - Digital Media Basics
BECA 300
by Nicole Allensworth - Last Updated Sep 22, 2014
A course research guide for BECA 300 students.
BECA 301: Media Literacy in the Electronic Culture
by Nicole Allensworth - Last Updated Sep 22, 2014
A library skills research guide for students of BECA 301, Media Literacy in the Electronic Culture
BECA 370: Writing for the Electronic Media
by Nicole Allensworth - Last Updated Oct 7, 2014
A research guide for SF State students enrolled in BECA 370.
BECA 700 Introduction to Graduate Study
by Nicole Allensworth - Last Updated Sep 22, 2014
A research guide for students in SFSU's BECA graduate program.
BECA 750 Developing and Funding Productions for Electronic Media
by Nicole Allensworth - Last Updated May 12, 2014
Library Workshop for Seminar in Developing and Funding Productions for Electronic Media
Biology
by Pamela Howard - Last Updated Apr 29, 2014
General Biology guide to information at SF State
Book Reviews
by J. Paul Leonard Library Reference - Last Updated May 5, 2014
Looking for book reviews? This guide directs you to online and printed sources for book reviews.
Business Research Overview
by Gina Castro - Last Updated May 21, 2014
Resources for CoB students.
Business Research: Accounting and Tax
by Gina Castro - Last Updated Feb 28, 2014
Resources for students taking classes offered by the Accounting Department.
Business Research: Company Information
by Gina Castro - Last Updated May 21, 2014
A selective list of electronic and print resources for company research.
Business Research: Industry Information
by Gina Castro - Last Updated May 21, 2014
A selective list of resources for industry research.
Business Research: Where Can I Find......?
by Gina Castro - Last Updated Aug 27, 2014
A short list of sources, arranged alphabetically by topic, for frequently asked business questions.
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Census: Demographic information
by Nina Hagiwara - Last Updated Nov 24, 2014
Find up-to-date demographic data on people, housing, business and government.
Chemistry & Biochemistry
by Caroline Harnly - Last Updated Jun 3, 2014
A selective guide to the library's resources in Chemistry and Biochemistry
Child & Adolescent Development
by Adam Mann, Chris Mays - Last Updated Dec 19, 2014
a selective guide to scholarly and professional resources in Child & Adolescent Development
Cinema
by Gina Castro - Last Updated Aug 26, 2014
A selective list of resources for Cinema research.
Citing References
by J. Paul Leonard Library Reference - Last Updated Aug 28, 2014
Tips and tools for citing sources and creating bibliographies in the correct citation formats.
Civil Engineering
by Caroline Harnly - Last Updated May 22, 2014
Climate Change: What's the issue? What can you do?
by LaVonne Jacobsen - Last Updated Sep 17, 2014
Find research and opinions on climate change.
Clinical Laboratory Science (CLS)
by Nina Hagiwara - Last Updated Aug 5, 2014
Library resources for CLS students.
COMM 150: Fundamentals of Oral Communication
by J. Paul Leonard Library Reference - Last Updated Aug 28, 2014
A research guide for COMM 150 students.
COMM 150: Information Literacy
by Nicole Allensworth, J. Paul Leonard Library Reference - Last Updated Nov 4, 2014
Research assignment ideas for Comm 150 instructors
COMM 302 - Communication and Social Process
by Nicole Allensworth - Last Updated Aug 28, 2014
A research strategies guide for students of COMM 302 - Communication and Social Process.
COMM 341 Rhetorical Theory
by Nicole Allensworth - Last Updated Oct 6, 2014
A research strategies guide for Comm 341 students.
COMM 351 Public Speaking
by Nicole Allensworth - Last Updated Aug 28, 2014
A research guide for students in Communication Studies 351, Public Speaking
COMM 362 Introduction to Oral Intepretation
by Nicole Allensworth - Last Updated May 21, 2014
A library research guide for COMM 362 students at San Francisco State University
COMM 363 Oral Interpretation of the First Person Voice
by Nicole Allensworth - Last Updated May 21, 2014
A library research guide for COMM 363 students at San Francisco State University
COMM 534 GWAR Mediation Theory and Practice
by Nicole Allensworth - Last Updated Aug 28, 2014
A research guide created by your Communication Studies Librarian, for students of COMM 534 GWAR Mediation Theory and Practice
COMM 663 Qualitative Methods in Communication and Performance
by Nicole Allensworth - Last Updated Aug 28, 2014
A library research guide for students of COMM 663 Qualitative Methods in Communication and Performance
COMM 700 Introduction to Graduate Study in Communication
by Nicole Allensworth - Last Updated Aug 28, 2014
A guide for students of COMM 700 focusing on research strategies and resources available at J. Paul Leonard Library and beyond.
Communication Studies
by Nicole Allensworth - Last Updated Aug 28, 2014
Copyright and Fair Use
by Joe Daniels - Last Updated Mar 24, 2014
This guide is intended to enhance Faculty understanding of copyright and fair use relating to material used for instructional purposes.
Country Research
by Mira Foster - Last Updated Nov 19, 2014
Resources for business, cultural, news and political research on any country.
Criminal Justice Resources
by Joe Daniels - Last Updated Aug 18, 2014
A Library Resources Guide for San Francisco State University Students, Faculty, and Staff in Criminal Justice
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Dance
by Darlene Tong - Last Updated May 21, 2014
Design and Industrial Arts
by Darlene Tong - Last Updated May 21, 2014
Dietetics/Nutrition
by Pamela Howard - Last Updated Sep 23, 2013
Information for Dietetics and Nutrition
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Early Graphic Arts in the Frank V. de Bellis Collection
by Meredith Eliassen - Last Updated Mar 7, 2014
This guide explores the graphic arts of the Medieval, Renaissance, and early Baroque periods housed in the Frank V. de Bellis Collection.
Earth & Climate Sciences
by Caroline Harnly - Last Updated Sep 9, 2014
A selective guide to information sources available from SF State's J. Paul Leonard Library.
Ebooks
by Mira Foster, J. Paul Leonard Library Reference, Hesper Wilson - Last Updated Sep 11, 2014
Information about SF State Library's Ebooks, including how to find them, read them, and use them for your research.
Economics
by Kali Davis, David Hellman - Last Updated Jul 15, 2014
Education Library Resources at SF State
by Athena Nazario - Last Updated Sep 21, 2014
A Library Resources Guide for SF State Education Students, Faculty and Staff.
Elections
by Nina Hagiwara - Last Updated Nov 24, 2014
Electrical and Computer Engineering
by Caroline Harnly - Last Updated May 22, 2014
English 114 and 214: Information Literacy
by Nicole Allensworth, Hesper Wilson - Last Updated Aug 28, 2014
Research assignment ideas for Eng 114 / 214 instructors.
English : Linguistics
by Linda Bowles-Adarkwa - Last Updated Jul 15, 2014
English : Literature
by Linda Bowles-Adarkwa - Last Updated Jul 15, 2014
SF State Library research guide to library resources for literature and literary criticism.
Environmental Policy Studies
by LaVonne Jacobsen - Last Updated Aug 13, 2014
Research the connections between social justice and environmental problems and solutions.
Ethnic Studies
by Linda Bowles-Adarkwa - Last Updated May 5, 2014
The following is a selective guide to books and resources available in the J. Paul Leonard Library or through the internet relevant to research on ethnic groups in the United States.
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Family Studies
by Caroline Harnly - Last Updated Sep 3, 2014
A selective guide to information sources available from SF State's J. Paul Leonard Library.
Finding Articles
by Mira Foster - Last Updated May 21, 2014
Finding Articles in library databases at SF State.
Finding Books
by Mira Foster, J. Paul Leonard Library Reference - Last Updated May 21, 2014
Guide to finding books from the SF State University Library and beyond.
Finding Statistics
by Nina Hagiwara - Last Updated Nov 24, 2014
Statistics from federal, state, local, and international government agencies.
For Faculty: Library Support for Courses
by Kendra Van Cleave - Last Updated Nov 7, 2014
Overview of the Library's teaching and support services for information competence/research skills, as well as tutorials, guides, and assignments.
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Geography & Environment
by LaVonne Jacobsen - Last Updated Aug 18, 2014
Guide to research at the San Francisco State University library, including finding books, journal articles, dissertations, government documents, statistics, and more.
Gerontology
by J. Paul Leonard Library Reference - Last Updated May 21, 2014
Resources for research in gerontology, the study of aging.
Government Information
by Nina Hagiwara - Last Updated Dec 16, 2014
From Federal, State, and Local sources
Government Shutdown: Where to find government information?
by Nina Hagiwara - Last Updated Oct 8, 2013
Since many government websites are shut down, here are some alternate sources of government information.
Graphic Novels
by Adam Mann - Last Updated Dec 10, 2014
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Health Economics
by Pamela Howard - Last Updated May 5, 2014
Gathering information on the economics and policy of health inthe US and other countires
Health Education
by Nina Hagiwara - Last Updated Dec 1, 2014
SFSU library and internet resources for undergraduates in health education.
Health Literacy in languages other than English
by Pamela Howard - Last Updated Nov 24, 2014
Health information in languages other than English.
Health Resources from Government Sources
by Pamela Howard - Last Updated Apr 29, 2014
Resources from NIH, NLM US government and other governments/agencies. What you need when you need it.
HED 120
by Nina Hagiwara - Last Updated Aug 12, 2014
A guide created for use by the HED 120 students and introduced in the library workshop.
HED 400
by Nina Hagiwara - Last Updated Dec 4, 2014
HED 405
by Nina Hagiwara - Last Updated Sep 26, 2014
Historic Collections (Rare Books & Manuscripts)
by Meredith Eliassen - Last Updated Dec 19, 2014
This guide will explore the various special collections held in the J. Paul Leonard Library including the fine arts materials, artists books, small press books, and historic children's books.
History: Primary Sources
by Kendra Van Cleave - Last Updated Nov 5, 2014
Guide to researching primary sources at the San Francisco State University Library, including historical magazines & newspapers, online primary sources, primary sources in books, and primary sources in libraries & archives in the San Francisco Bay Area.
History: Secondary Sources
by Kendra Van Cleave - Last Updated Nov 5, 2014
Guide to history research at the San Francisco State University library, including finding books, journal articles, dissertations, government documents, statistics, and more.
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Interior Design
by Caroline Harnly - Last Updated May 22, 2014
A selective guide to information sources in the J. Paul Leonard Library
International Business
by Mira Foster - Last Updated Dec 19, 2014
Research tips and sources for international business research
International Law
by Mira Foster - Last Updated Nov 24, 2014
International and Foreign Law Sources
International Migration
by Mira Foster - Last Updated Apr 28, 2014
International Relations
by Mira Foster - Last Updated Nov 19, 2014
Guide to international relations topics at the SF State Library and beyond.
IR 306: US- Central American Relations
by Mira Foster - Last Updated Apr 28, 2014
Resources on monitoring international relations topics on Central American countries and the Americas. RSS Feeds, news sources, policy briefs, and more!
IR 322: Latin America Policy Analysis
by Mira Foster - Last Updated Feb 13, 2014
Latin American country research and news sources, including information on setting up RSS feeds.
IR 428: International Political Economy of Food & Hunger
by Mira Foster - Last Updated May 15, 2014
This guide accompanies the library instruction session for SF State's IR 428 class taught by Kathy McAfee.
IR 550: Proseminar in Foreign Policy Analysis
by Mira Foster - Last Updated May 15, 2014
A research guide for the undergraduate International Relations capstone course.
IR 720: International Relations Theory and Critical Literature
by Mira Foster - Last Updated Apr 28, 2014
Course resources and library services for graduate International Relations students
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Jewish Studies
by Mitch Turitz - Last Updated Nov 24, 2014
A guide to resources in Jewish Studies and Judaica at SF State University
JOUR 221 - News Writing
by Nicole Allensworth - Last Updated May 21, 2014
JOUR 226 Digital News Gathering
by Nicole Allensworth - Last Updated Aug 28, 2014
A library research guide for students in Journalism 226 (Digital News Gathering).
JOURNALISM 300 - Reporting
by Nicole Allensworth - Last Updated Dec 9, 2014
Resources, tips and tricks for your research
JOURNALISM 610: Cultural Diversity and the US News Media
by Nicole Allensworth - Last Updated Nov 4, 2014
Research guide for students of Journalism 610, Cultural Diversity and the US News Media
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Kinesiology
by Pamela Howard - Last Updated Mar 27, 2013
Biomechanics, physiology and nutrition of human movement
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Latina/o Studies
by Athena Nazario - Last Updated May 21, 2014
Library Guide for SF State Latina/o Studies Students, Faculty and Staff.
Law: a Checklist of Resources
by Nicole Allensworth, LaVonne Jacobsen - Last Updated Oct 23, 2014
Major resources for researching local, state and federal law.
Legislative Histories: U.S. and California
by Nina Hagiwara - Last Updated Jul 9, 2014
How to find legislative histories for Federal and California laws
Library Services for MBA, MSA, and EMBA Students
by Gina Castro - Last Updated Jun 10, 2014
Basic information about library services offered at the Downtown Campus for MBA, MSA, and EMBA students.
Library Skills Tutorial
by Kendra Van Cleave, Hesper Wilson - Last Updated Oct 29, 2014
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Marketing
by J. Paul Leonard Library Reference - Last Updated May 5, 2014
Primary sources for locating marketing information.
Mathematics and Statistics
by Caroline Harnly - Last Updated Apr 18, 2014
A guide to finding scholarly research in mathematics and statistics, highlighting information sources available from SF State's J. Paul Leonard Library.
Mechanical Engineering
by Caroline Harnly - Last Updated May 22, 2014
Middle East and Islamic Studies
by Mira Foster - Last Updated Mar 24, 2014
Middle East and Islamic Studies resources for San Francisco State University students.
Museum Studies
by Darlene Tong - Last Updated Apr 29, 2014
This guide will hopefully assist you in your research specific to the Museum Studies Curriculum and Coursework.
Music
by Jason Vasche - Last Updated Nov 24, 2014
Music in the Frank V. de Bellis Collection
by Meredith Eliassen - Last Updated Dec 5, 2014
The Frank V. de Bellis Collection abounds with Italian music dating from the 1450s to the present day. This guide will present a few highlights from the Collection that were displayed during its fiftieth anniversary in 2014.
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News & Opinion
by Nicole Allensworth - Last Updated Nov 10, 2014
This is a selective guide to sources in the library that can help you locate news and current political commentary.
Nursing
by Pamela Howard - Last Updated Nov 24, 2014
Materials and information to support nursing education at SF State University
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Patents
by Nina Hagiwara - Last Updated Aug 13, 2014
How to find patents and information about patents, trademarks, and copyright.
Philosophy and Religious Studies
by Ned Fielden - Last Updated May 21, 2014
A guide to research resources for philosophy and religion at the J. Paul Leonard Library and beyond.
Physical Therapy
by Pamela Howard - Last Updated Nov 7, 2012
Physics
by Caroline Harnly - Last Updated May 22, 2014
A selective guide to information sources available from SF State's J. Paul Leonard Library.
PLSI 415: Politics of India
by Mira Foster - Last Updated Jul 15, 2014
Research tips and resources for Amita Shastri's Politics of India course at San Francisco State University
PLSI 561: Jurisprudence
by Mira Foster - Last Updated May 21, 2014
Resources on civil disobedience, law and related topics for the political science GWAR course at SF State University
Political Science
by Mira Foster - Last Updated May 21, 2014
A general guide to political science resources available through the SF State Library and beyond!
Psychology
by Chris Mays - Last Updated Dec 19, 2014
a selective guide to scholarly and professional resources in Psychology
Public Administration
by Mira Foster - Last Updated Sep 8, 2014
Basic research and resource guide to public administration.
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Recreation, Parks, and Tourism Resources
by Jeff Rosen - Last Updated May 21, 2014
A Library Resources Guide for San Francisco State University Students, Faculty, and Staff in Recreation, Parks and Tourism
Research Strategies for LS690 - Senior Seminar in Liberal Studies
by Nicole Allensworth - Last Updated Jul 15, 2014
Information competency / research skills library workshop for upper division students in LS690 - Senior Seminar in Liberal Studies
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Sexuality Studies Research Guide
by Chris Mays - Last Updated Aug 19, 2014
a selective guide to scholarly and professional resources in Human Sexuality
SF Public Library Resources
by Mira Foster - Last Updated May 23, 2014
The Leonard Library is a treasure trove, and so is San Francisco's Public Library. Here are SFPL sources recommended for specialized research and beyond....
SFSU Archives
by Meredith Eliassen - Last Updated Dec 9, 2014
The University Archives serves as the collective memory of San Francisco State University containing unique and original source material of our University's colorful history.
Sociology and Social Work Resources
by Joe Daniels - Last Updated Aug 18, 2014
A Library Resources Guide for SF State Students, Faculty, and Staff in Sociology and Social Work
Statistical Insight
by Nina Hagiwara - Last Updated May 17, 2013
Summer Bridge
by Nicole Allensworth - Last Updated Aug 1, 2014
A research guide for SFSU Summer Bridge students
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TESOL
by Gina Castro - Last Updated Jun 6, 2014
Resources for MATESOL Students:
Tests & Measurements
by Chris Mays - Last Updated Aug 20, 2014
a selective guide to information sources in the J. Paul Leonard Library and to selected Internet sources on educational and psychological tests
Theatre
by Hesper Wilson - Last Updated Oct 27, 2014
Guide to finding professional information and scholarly research on theatre and drama topics.
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United Nations
by Mira Foster - Last Updated Apr 28, 2014
Urban Studies
by David Hellman - Last Updated Apr 29, 2014
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Volunteering
by Mira Foster - Last Updated May 5, 2014
This guide shares links to important community service opportunities in the SF Bay Area and around the world.
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Women and Gender Studies
by Linda Bowles-Adarkwa - Last Updated Jul 15, 2014
SF State Library research guide for women and gender studies.

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