Information for Graduate Students: Library Services & Resources
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.
- Literature Reviews: An Overview
- Research Guides
Selected information sources to help you get started.
- Articles & Databases
A more comprehensive list of online resources to help you search the literature.
Finding Other Dissertations & Theses
Support for Your Teaching
Do you have course readings on your syllabus?
Consider placing physical books, CDs, DVDs, etc. on reserve to ensure that all students in your class have access to course-related resources. Ask your subject librarian if an online version is available or can be purchased.
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.
Materials you need not available online?
- Ask your subject librarian if the item is available in an e-format.
- Request book chapter/article scans of library-owned print books and journals.
- Ask Digital Media Services (DMS) to digitize library-owned videos for use in Canvas.
The library doesn't own what you need?
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
- Bibliographic management software
- Copyright & plagiarism
- Data management
- GIS and geospatial data
- Media literacy and incorporating audio/video into projects
- Scholarly publishing, author rights, & copyright
- Primary sources in UT's Special Collections & archives
- and more!