Schaffer Library

Research Support

Ask a Librarian

You can schedule an appointment to meet with a librarian using an online calendar. Learn more about how to meet with a librarian here.

Library Instruction

Librarians are dedicated to working with faculty members to teach our students research. We offer consultations with faculty members interested in improving research-based assignments, partnering to develop librarian-led instruction sessions, and developing online course resources. Teach with the library here.

Theses Information

Whether you are a student submitting, an administrator, faculty or an advisor, you can find out what forms to fill out and how the thesis procedure works here.

Databases A-Z

Search our 600+ databases by subject, database type, and vendor on our Schaffer Library LibGuides.

Subject & Course Guides

Search through helpful guides by subject and course here.

Topic Explorer

Explore links which are selected as a way to browse topics of current interest and begin exploring them. This resource also includes a custom search engine which includes a variety of journalistic resources, government sites, policy centers and think tanks that might provide more topics or background.

Citation Guides

Learn more about citation and writing style guides, why you should cite, citation tools & writing assistance.

InterLibrary Loan & Document Delivery

Learn how you request ILL material, how long it takes, how to renew and more information here.

RefWorks Info

RefWorks is a citation management tool that allows users to collect and organize bibliographic information and documents and generate bibliographies and citations in a variety of output styles. Learn more about RefWorks and how you can use it here.

Off-Campus Access

Learn how to access database resources from off-campus here.

Statistical Data

Look up resources and tools for statistics and datasets here.

Research Services Website

Much of the above information plus more can be found on the Research Services website.