Undergraduate Honors Theses

Literature Review

In most disciplines, there is a core database that indexes the scholarly literature in that field. Here are some examples:

Economics use EconLit
Education use ERIC
History, American use America: History & Life
History, World use Historical Abstracts
Literature use MLA International Biography
Medicine use MEDLINE
Philosophy use Philosopher's Index
Sociology use SocINDEX


If you want to search across a range of disciplines, then you'll want to use these databases:

Managing the Sources You Find

Wouldn't you like a free piece of software that:

  • will save all the publication info about an article or book with a single mouse click?
  • let you backup your collection of citation across multiple computers
  • generate properly formatted citations as you write

Recommendation: use the free Zotero software.

Honors Program Librarian

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Stephen Francoeur
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Newman Library
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Baruch College
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