Student Services Librarian
by Melissa Browne – September 29, 2020
This guide is designed to help you find secondary sources for your UWP104A Grant Proposal/Business Plan assignment. For a comprehensive listing of search tools, visit the UC Davis Library website.
1. Follow the instructions to download and set up the library’s VPN, Pulse Secure, so you can search from off-campus.
2. Review the content in this guide.
Use background sources to contextualize your grant proposal or business plan.
|Types of Content:||Search Tools:|
|UC Davis Data||AggieData (data about students, employees and the campus budget)|
|UC Davis News||The California Aggie (student newspaper)
Dateline (official university news)
UC Davis Magazine (campus and alumni news)
|UC Davis History||Historical Information About Campus Buildings (Archives & Special Collections, UC Davis Library)
The California Aggie (1915-2014)
|Local News||California Newspapers [Newsbank] (260+ papers, including The Davis Enterprise, The Sacramento Bee and the San Francisco Chronicle)|
|Higher Education News||Chronicle of Higher Education (issues impacting colleges and universities)
Inside HigherEd (issues impacting colleges and universities)
|Web Content||Advanced Google Search – see an example (PDF)|