There are 6 steps to getting started with your research
To begin, go to the Starting Your Research guide and work through steps 1-4.
You need to locate reliable background information in order to
Here are a few great places to find background information in the Social Sciences:
Don't forget, research is an iterative process. You'll likely have to continue refining your topic, your search terms, and your resources throughout your Capstone project.
When you are ready for Step 6: Searching for Scholarly Sources, Click Finding Scholarly Sources on the left-menu to begin!
What is ILL?
Interlibrary Loan (ILL) is a service where libraries borrow and lend books, microfilm, DVDs, journals, magazines, and newspaper articles to other libraries. Librarians want everyone to be able to access information, so they work together to get the information to the people who need it!
If you need something that isn't owned by McGill Library, we may be able to borrow it from another library.
If you have questions about Interlibrary Loan, or have any trouble using the request form or setting up your ILLiad account, please contact John Garrison
Please note that ILL service is not available when the library is closed for Winter Break.
The library's Interlibrary Loan (ILL) service is integrated into WISE, providing a convenient process for borrowing items that Westminster College does not own or have direct access to. It is recommended that you create an ILL account before you begin your search, but not required.
To use ILL in WISE: