Resources and Strategies for Finding Project Information
Google and Fusion
Use Google and Fusion together to search for information on specific questions across the widest variety of sources.
Google will provide access to publicly available information, and Fusion will provide access to published materials that are not available on the web or are otherwise behind a paywall.
Gleeson Library can provide you with access to scholarly and popular articles, books, and videos for background information, as well as detailed analyses and technical information on many of your topics.
Check the library's Research Guides to browse for databases relevant to your information need.
How many salons are in San Francisco?
Among the library's business resources is a database that tracks companies and businesses.
Government agencies at the local, state, and national levels are excellent sources of information and statistics on the areas that they govern.
Use the library's Government Information guides for links to many useful government, intergovernmental, and non-governmental (NGO) sites.
Where are the public toilets in San Francisco?
SF.GOV — the website of the City and County of San Francisco