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Library and web resources to help with your cosmetology research.
Last Updated: Dec 14, 2012 URL: http://libguides.rtc.edu/Cosmetology Print Guide RSS Updates

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This page provides tips for choosing the best resources to assist with your cosmetology and barbering research.

 

Resources for Your Cosmetology Studies

Deciding What You Need

1. Does your assignment require books?  Journal articles? Web sites? 

  • If your syllabus asks you for journal articles, click on the Articles tab, and learn about  ProQuest.
  • If your syllabus  asks for books, click on the Books tab, and learn how to find books in the RTC Library Catalog.
  • If your syllabus  asks for web resources, click on Web Sites. These pages list recommended web sites on beauty and cosmetology topics.  

2. If no formats are specified, think about the age of the material you need.

  • If you are researching something that is a established fact, try books (found in the RTC Catalog) or encyclopedias (found in the RTC Catalog). Examples of established facts include "hair coloring safety precautions" or "information about permanent makeup."
  • If you are reseaching something new, like "latest hair trends", try journal and newspaper articles (in ProQuest.)

 Need More Help?

 If you're not sure what you need, or how to begin, come in to RTC Library, call us at (425) 232-2331, or email us at librarian@RTC.edu. We'll be glad to help.

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