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Library Research Strategies and More: Home

What's in this guide

Library research is iterative and non-linear. 
This guide outlines steps and tools to use along the way.

Define your topic

Create your search strategy

Lit Reviews, Annotated Bibliographies & Search Strategies

Find articles   |   Find books   |   Find dissertations

Citation mining

Staying organized

Citing your sources


Articles delivered electroncially - free!

The article you need is not available online? 
We will find it, scan it, and make it available to you electronically.

1.  Use ILLiad - our interlibrary loan system.  If new to ILLiad see First Time Users  or  Login. 
2.  Select New Request - Article.  Provide requested information.
3.  You will receive an e-mail indicating when the article is available.  Follow the prompts and retrieve the article within stated timeframe.
4.  That's it!  Check ILLiad - Outstanding Requests to track the progress of orders and more.

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Margaret Gregor