This guide complements the work you will do with librarians for your research courses. You will continue to have access to the guide after the course ends. You can review the content and reach out directly to your librarians with questions. This guide will help you as you prepare to write about your research.
At this point in your program, you are probably familiar with many of the Library's resources and services. Take a few minutes to review some of our resources and services . Think about where you tend to be curious, frustrated, overwhelmed or excited when you are looking for information. Let us know how we can support you to ease those frustrations and increase that curiosity and excitement!
The Library offers guides, resources, and tutorials so that you can independently on your own schedule. These are the guides and tutorials that we think will be most relevant for your work.
If you come across an article or book chapter that is not in our collections, you can usually still get it! Use Interlibrary Loan to request that we get a copy of it for you. We will try to borrow it from another library, and get it to you (usually an electronic copy) in a few business days. (This service supports research and is not available for textbooks.)
It will automatically be an option in most databases. You can also fill out the interlibrary loan form on our website.
We're happy to schedule a research consultation with you via phone, email, Zoom, or whatever method of communication works best for you.
Work with a librarian to: