Are you working on research and looking for help with resources? Do you want to learn how to research more effectively? You are in the right place!
We offer tutorials, one-on-one assistance, and classroom instruction to help you progress as a researcher.

Research skills


As a degree pursuing student, you will attend and a Library orientation course (LIBR 150 Library Research, 1 credit hour) that provides induction and heightened your skills in using resources at our Library. Our Librarians consistently offer advice on both the Library’s electronic holdings and bibliographic search tools that include Bibtext, Mendeley, Zotero, and others. It is also likely possible that you will interface with Librarians in various other activities that include seminars in the use of Library resources to meet course and personal training sessions are provided for those embarking on independent research. Your course syllabus may contain information on your engagement in reviewing e-resources of particular interest and relevance to you.

The Library also provides structured training sessions on navigating the Universities resources that include: e-book, e-journals, databases, audio and visual searching, electronic bibliographic tools, and other electronic resources. Ask your librarian for details. While most training sessions are pre-determined, requests from small group and individual student, faculty, staff may usually be arranged for personalized, focused training.