Research Guides

Research Guides organize resources, search strategies and evaluation techniques by subject, course, topic, and audience. Use the guides to discover the resources you need and improve your research. Browse the complete list of guides or choose an option below.



Browse by subjects such as Business, Library Science, Nursing, Social Work, and many more.


Librarians have created resource guides for many courses at Simmons.


Access resources on career preparation from the Library & Career Education Center.


Learn about the research process, managing citations, and more.


Resource guides are available for faculty members on topics such as assessment and pedagogy.

Get Help

Ask a Librarian

Get research help from a Simmons Reference Librarian. Email, call us at 617-521-2784, make an appointment, or chat with us.

Writing & Citing

Access resources and get information from the Library & Simmons University Writing Center.


Library Search

Search articles, journals, books, media & more.

Books & Media

Search the Library Catalog for books, e-books, media, and archival materials.


Looking for a specific article? Search by journal title to find out if the Library owns the title.

Online Encyclopedia

Find background information on your research topic.