Cardinal Cushing Library

- Research Starter

Before starting your research, review the assignment to determine what types of resources your professor accepts for the specific assignment.

Resources to explore your topic ideas:
Finding Articles

For additional databases by subject, browse the Research/Course Guides.
Search for Books
Stack of Books 
Find Newspaper Articles
  • Boston Globe Restricted Resource
    Access to the daily Boston Globe with archive from the first issue of the paper (1872). A one-time registration from any computer on or off campus is required using this link: Register. For authentication purposes, you must use your Emmanuel email address as your login id then choose any password. This will become your login.
    To search the Boston Globe Archive, login here.
  • New York Times (1980-present) Restricted Resource
MLA Citations
Screenshot of the MLA HandbookMLA Handbook (8th ed.) REFERENCE DESK LB2369 .G53 2016
APA Citations
Book Cover: Publication Manual of the American Psychological AssociationPublication Manual of the American Psychological Association (6th ed.) REFERENCE DESK BF 76.7 .P83 2010

Citation Management Tool
Visit the Reference Desk
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Reference assistance is available in person, by phone, by email:
Monday - Thursday, 8am – 10pm
Friday, 8am – 8pm (Summer Schedule, 8am – 5pm)
Saturday, 9am – 8pm (Summer Schedule, 9am – 5pm)
Sunday, 12pm – 10pm (Summer Schedule, Closed)

Library Holiday Hours

To submit a reference question click here. If you submit a question after hours, you may expect an answer the following morning.

Phone: 617-735-9927
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