FALL SEMESTER HOURS
August 25 - December 18
Monday - Thursday: 7:45am to 8:00pm
Friday: 7:45am to 5:00pm
Saturday and Sunday: CLOSED
Oct. 13 at 5pm (Fall Break)
Nov. 11 (Veterans Day)
Nov. 23 at 5pm (Thanksgiving)
Nov. 24 & 25 (Thanksgiving)
|This guide is designed to give students a basic overview of library research. Faculty are welcome to use the entire guide or link to individual guides in Blackboard. If you would like a specialized guide tailored to your class assignment, please contact a Stark librarian at firstname.lastname@example.org|
Select a research topic directs students to an overview on choosing and refining a topic and includes links to extensive topic lists. Develop a research strategy contains examples on identifying keywords, pairing keywords for effective searching, and tips on selecting a resource.
Guides of the most commonly used styles, MLA, APA, and Chicago are listed below. You can also find the popular citation management software, refworks. Citation guides contain style guide eBooks, example papers, links to PurdueOWL, and videos demostrating the creation of a works cited page and adding footnotes.