Instruction and Research Tips
Defining your information needs
How to get started | What's needed? | How long should research take? | What kind of project is it?
Choosing a topic | Developing a topic | How to tell a journal article from a magazine article | Other strategies for research
What's a primary source? | | Information production
Using InfoLinks to find books | How to tell a book citation from a journal citation | Evaluation of books |What floor is it on? |
Call number order | How to check out materials
Choosing a database | Finding articles through databases | Search tips | Evaluation of articles | Finding articles using citations |
Call numbers | What floor is it on? | Where is it?
Finding Internet Sources: Searching the Internet |Evaluation of Internet sources
Citing Sources: Style guides and manuals | Which style to use? | Why cite sources?
Other Topics: Copies | Current issues of journals? | What are microfilm and microfiche? | What's Interlibrary Loan/ Illiad/ILL?
Performing Arts and Media (formerly Audiovisual or AV)? | Special Collections? | Government Documents? | Surviving Library Anxiety| Research metaphors
Please don't eat in Mullins Library | Group Study Rooms |One page quick guide | Top ten things about Mullins Library
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