Welcome to McQuade Library's DES4930 subject guide. Use the tabs on the left to find different types of sources. Star
If you have any questions, contact a librarian via the one of the boxes on the left or start of this page.
Where to Begin - start by exploring your topic using the reference and other sources.
Create a list of terms for more in-depth searching using this worksheet (make a copy to use online).
Be thinking of what kind of primary sources you will need - presentations, maps, statistics, photographs, regulations, etc.
Find Books and more on your topic or an area of Boston
Find Articles - from research journals, newspaper articles and more
Find Websites with Boston government reports, statistics, maps, presentations, images and more
Find Images - more photographs and other digitized images
Cite Your Sources - information on using the Chicago style for citing and writing.