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Research Guide for Hanson Canada: Main

This guide provides research and writing resources for students at Hanson Canada campuses.


This Research Guide has been developed to assist Cambrian at Hanson students with using library resources.

  • See the sections below for direction on how to search library databases effectively.
  • Review the other content for tips to develop your academic skills.
  • Click the "Chat with Library Staff" button if you need further assistance. 

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Academic Skills


You have access to Gale Search from the Cambrian College Library through this link:

How to use Gale Search

You have access to EBSCO Databases, such as Business Source, through Hanson Canada. 

Searching in EBSCO

You have access to PrepStep through Hanson Canada.


Strong research skills are essential for academic success. Knowing how to search, where to search, and how to evaluate information will support you throughout your higher education journey and into your career. Refer to the following pages to learn how to develop and apply these skills:

Starting Your Research

Writing & Citing

Helpful Pages
The following resources will help you to develop effective planning, writing and revising skills that will help you complete your written assignments:

YouTube Playlists

These playlists of videos that can help you with writing.

It is important to cite your sources to give credit to other's work, provide a pathway back to the original source, and to prevent plagiarism. Here are a few guides that will help you learn to cite sources properly: