COM 250 Research Guide: Speaking to Make a Difference

A guide to library research for speech preparation

Lumen, the Library Catalog

Use Lumen, the Regis Library catalog, to find books, electronic books, DVDs, and more.

Prospector Catalog

Use Prospector to search for and request items from Regis University or other regional libraries. When you identify an item you want in Prospector, click on the "Request this Item" link to have it sent to a Regis Colorado campus. You will need your Regis ID number to complete the request process.

Reference Books

Encyclopedia of Psychology; available in print at REF BF31.E52 2000 (DML)
An eight-volume set providing a good starting point or quick reference for students in all areas of psychology.

Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine; available online; earlier edition in print at # REF RC 41 .G35 1999 (DML, 5 vols.)
Good for background information on medical topics.

International Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences (2nd ed.); available online and in print at call # REF H 40 .A2 I5 2008 (DML, 9 vols.)
Broad coverage of issues in social science, with recommended readings in the "Bibliography" section after entries.

Other Catalogs

WorldCat
Search for books and other materials worldwide.

Google Books

Google Book Search

Electronic Book Collections