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This guide was developed to provide quick links and help for the 2020 Ford Scholars program. It's a work in progress, so if there's anything that you'd like to see on this page, contact Melanie Maksin (email: mmaksin).
Although the buildings of the Vassar College Libraries are closed, we have many, many online resources, as well as librarians who will be happy to help you with your research needs! Don't hesitate to get in touch with us if you have questions about access to journals and ebooks, primary source collections, or datasets; strategies for conducting database searches; tools for organizing your citations...or anything else that will support you in your research.
Access to online resources
First things first: You'll need to get access to databases, journals, ebooks, and other online materials.