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Faculty Guide to the Library

Find out what the library can do to help you save time and connect your students to expert research guidance.

View our Continuity guide for details on our current virtual services and returning in-person services.

What would you like to do?

Why?

All of our librarians have Master's degrees in Library Science: we're experts on conducting research efficiently and locating information, whether it's through our online databases or the wilds of the internet! 

74% of freshman students struggle with creating effective searches.Librarians can help your students:

  • Reduce their anxiety about a research project
  • Narrow down a topic
  • Form a research question
  • Locate reputable, credible, scholarly sources
  • Evaluate information
  • Use the databases to locate scholarly articles & other materials
  • Write citations
  • and more - just talk to us!

Project Information Literacy infographic snippet "74%" statistic taken from the Dec. 2013 PIL report "How Freshmen Conduct Course Research Once They Enter College" (pdf)

Learn more about Project Information Literacy and its findings about early adult research habits at ProjectInfoLit.org

Recently Purchased E-Books

Newly-acquired e-books selected by the LSC-UP librarians: