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First Year Studies Survival Guide


When your class visits the library you will be faced with a unique challenge. You will be asked to breakout of Hodges library in order to survive an cataclysmic event. The purpose of this exercise is to test your skillswork as a team to provide a more hands-on classroom experience, as well as gain a more detailed knowledge of one of the campuses most valuable resources, the libraries.  

This research guide provides you with most of the information that you will need to make it out in time. While breaking out you might even learn something new that will help you during your time at UT. May the odds be ever in your favor! 


Finding Articles


Academic Search Complete is a great resource to find a lot of the scholarly articles you will NEED in order to get good grades on your research projects. Boolean operators are great tools to narrow down and expand your search results. Click here to find out how to use two of the most common boolean operators and modifiers. 


Hodges Contact Info

Have a research question?



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