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Information for Graduate Students: Library Services & Resources

Learn about library services and resources to support your research & teaching needs.

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Hodges Library
Pendergrass Library
Music Library

 

Resources for Your Research

Your subject librarian can help you do a comprehensive review of the research literature by providing strategies that give you focused search results as well as for keeping up-to-date with the latest research.

Starting Places

Finding Other Dissertations & Theses

Library Services & Spaces

Please see the Libraries' Contingency Plan for the latest updates about our services.

Support for Your Teaching

Print Materials

Due to COVID-19, physical items, such as books, will be quarantined for 72 hours upon return. We encourage instructors to contact their subject librarian to see if there is an online alternative. You can also ask Digital Media Services (DMS) to digitize library-owned book chapters, journal articles, and videos for use in Canvas.

Library Materials in Canvas

Using an ebook from the library's collection? Ask your subject librarian to verify that our license allows multiple simultaneous users.

Using an online journal article from our subscriptions? Be sure to include our proxy prefix in URLs to ensure that students can access the article from off-campus.

The library doesn't own what you need?

If we do not have the item you need for your class, ask your subject librarian to add it to the collection, or submit a Suggest a Purchase form.

 

Our librarians are committed to student success. Ask your Subject Librarian to

  • Teach information skills to your students or research group 
  • Create an online research guide or tutorial tailored for your course.
  • Assess whether the library has the resources needed to complete course assignments.

We can help your students learn about scholarly communication, the information tools in their discipline, and search strategies for finding information. We teach sessions on