Graduate Student's Guide to Libraries: Research Services

This guide outlines services and resources for graduate students in all disciplines

Information Desk

The Libraries provide a variety of in-person and online assistance to researchers. 

Information Desk: in-person assistance is provided most hours that the library is open.  Staffed by a combination of Librarians and Graduate Research Assistants, we field all types of questions through a variety of mediums: face-to-face, email, telephone and instant message/text.

Research Consultations

Librarians will meet with you one-on-one to help you with your research, or to give you an overview of library services and resources. Request a consultation using the web form below. For immediate assistance, please come to the Information Desk, and we’ll help you get started. 

Research Guides

Intended for both student and faculty use Research Guides provide a central location for researchers to learn about and access the wide variety of resources available in a discipline. Guides have been developed for academic disciplines, as well as for special topics. Use the yellow Research Guides tab on the Libraries' home page to find guides by disciple and topic.  In addition, librarians can create Research Guides for specific courses to supplement the discipline guides.  A few examples of topical guides are:

Find Other Dissertations and Theses

To find dissertations and theses written by students at other colleges and universities, try these databases: