Research Help at Galvin Library Library Home

Quick Tips & Tutorials

New to the library? Need to sharpen your research skills? These informative guides will teach you how to use the resources at IIT Libraries and beyond.

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Library Accounts
Create and use an account in the IIT/I-Share catalog
Create and use a MyILL account
Optimize Google Scholar for IIT (and other tips)
 
Finding Books
Find Books in the IIT catalog
Find Books on the Shelves of the Library
 
Find Books in the I-Share catalog
Find Books in the WorldCat catalog
 
Find and Use E-Books
 
Find Textbooks on Reserve for Your Class
Finding Journals and Articles
Find Journals and Articles
 
Find Scholarly Journal Articles
 
Find Journals by Name
 
Find Articles by Citation
Use isIt@IIT to Find Full-Text Acticles
 
Set Up Google Scholar to Use Galvin Library's Resources
 
Using Databases
Use IIT Databases
 
Use IsIt@IIT to Find Full-Text Acticles
 
Using the Avery Index
 
Using the EBSCO databases
 
Using the CSA database
 
Using the Web of Science database
 
Writing a Research Paper
Find Information on a Topic
 
The Writing Center's Guide to Research
 
Find Scholarly Journal Articles
 
How to Evaluate Resources You Find on the Internet
 
How to Cite Sources and Prepare a Bibliography
 
Learn About the Zotero and EndNoteWeb
Citation Management Tools
 
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