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This library guide provides useful resources for horticulture students, whether they are horticulture majors, in a class, or just curious.

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Welcome to the Horticulture Research Guide. This guide has a snapshot of the resources available at the DVC Library, so be sure to Ask a Librarian if you need more help!

A pathway through a park with a stream, rocks, flowers, trees, and benches.Books/eBooks will take you on a deep dive into a broader topic. You can get background, history, context, and multiple perspectives.

Articles are a good if you need very specific or very recent information on a topic. You can search for articles in the databases that the library subscribes to.

Web searching can be a good place to start learning about a topic, but often it can take a lot of work to identify if a website is a good source or not.

Exploring a career in horticulture and landscape design? Take a look at this page to find career-oriented resources for horticulture and landscape design.

Citations are how you indicate to your readers what in your paper is your ideas and what are the ideas of others. Plus they're a required part of writing a research paper.