LibrarySearch offers a streamlined interface for finding books and other media that combines the collections of UO Libraries and Summit libraries.
Search for your topic in these databases to learn about the conversation or debates surrounding the topic and to learn about multiple perspectives and sources for more information.
Below are a few of our database subscriptions. Check the research guides or the databases A-Z list by subject for others.
Scientists and science professionals have to stay up-to-date with the literature that gets published in their field. Sharing information through publishing is central to a scientist's work.
"[T]he credit for a scientific discovery is awarded not to the scientist who discovers a phenomenon but to the scientist who publishes its discovery first" (Writing in the Sciences: Exploring Conventions of Scientific Discourse, Penrose and Katz, 10).
This suggests that you should use all the tools available to stay on top of new information. Below are some of the main ways scientists stay current.
For more information, check out these resources: