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HUMS 108 - Drugs and Alcohol: Use and Abuse - Polite (Virtual): Getting Started

This guide supports your research and APA citation needs for your student presentation.

Why Use Background Information (Reference) Resources?

  • They provide overviews of topics so you can familiarize yourself before attempting more in-depth research.
  • They provide definitions and quick facts related to a topic.
  • They identify keywords that you can use as possible search terms in the HACC Catalog and databases.
  • They recommend additional reputable resources that are related to your topic.


Welcome to your class research guide! You can start your research below by getting some definitions and overviews of your assigned "drug" topic in our online encyclopedias and dictionaries (reference books).  Then use the tabs above to access journal articles; books; web sites; and APA citation help. My contact information is to your lower right. Please contact me if you have any questions about your research!

Great Places To Get Started

Guide Creator

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Lisa Weigard
Reference/Instruction Librarian

Office phone: 717-358-2226

Reference phone: 717-358-2986
Subjects:Faculty, Lancaster