Research Assistance

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Need help navigating the world of library research?

The topics below cover many of the questions you may have about performing research and using our resources.
Try our Research Log and Graphic Organizer  as well as The Research Calculator  to help you keep track of your research and compose your thoughts during the research process.

Feel free to stop by or call the library to talk with us during normal library hours. You can email us at [email protected] when we are closed and a librarian will answer your question when we open.

In addition, you may try our new 24-hour chat reference service LibChat 24/7. The chat widget is available on the library’s home page.


7 Steps for Using Library Databases – (Text Version)

10 Steps of the Research Process – (Text Version)

Anatomy of a Scholarly Article – (Text Version)

Avoiding Plagiarism – (Text Version)

Creative Commons Licences

Databases vs. Websites – (Text Version)

Evaluating Information – (Text Version)

Netiquette – (Text Version)

Open Access Resources

Popular vs. Scholarly Resources – (Text Version)

Primary and Secondary Sources – (Text Version)

Search Strategies – (Text Version)

Topic Selection – (Text Version)

Website URLs and Domains – (Text Version)



Can’t find what you’re looking for? Contact a librarian during normal library hours or stop by either of our locations.