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Graduate Students

How the Library can help you as a graduate student with research, teaching, and getting your thesis/dissertation completed.

Library Resources for Your Students

Seven Ways the Library Can Help You

  1. Request a course-specific library instruction session tailored to the assignment and research needs of your class by the Library Subject Specialist in your discipline.
  2. Refer freshmen and sophomores who need individualized help in using basic research tools (online catalog; databases for finding articles) to a  Librarian.

  3. Refer honors students and upperclassmen doing in-depth research to the Library Subject Specialist in their field for individualized assistance.

  4. Add a link to key library resources on your class web site. (e.g., research guides in your discipline, library tutorials, email reference service, web evaluation criteria). [Contact the Electronic Resources Librarian]

  5. Introduce your students to primary sources in the Library's specialized collections, (e.g., archives, manuscripts, government documents). [Contact your Subject Specialist]

  6. Request a presentation of UAH Library services for teaching assistants in your department to introduce them to the library's catalogs, databases, and suggested criteria for evaluating Web sources. [Library Instruction Request form]

  7. Request a library services update for faculty, e.g., demos of discipline-specific databases for department meetings. [Contact your Subject Specialist]

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