Undergraduates can check out materials for two weeks; Graduate students can check out materials for a semester. You can renew online.
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Come by or call the Research & Information Desk
The Research & Information Desk is located on the second floor of the library. Call the desk at 245-2686.
If you need to remove a hold or pay a fine please call the Checkout Desk: 512-245-3681.
If you have a NOISE COMPLAINT or SECURITY ISSUE please call: 512-245-3681
Search by keywords and small phrases.
Maximize your keyword searches with Boolean searching. What's Boolean?
Use quotation marks to search for whole phrases.
Use the database’s built in limiting features. Some databases have a filter for full-text or scholarly journals.
Consider truncation. The symbol used is usually *. Typing in creat* will result in results containing: create, creating, creators, creation, creatures, etc.
Try using the database’s subject terms. Those are listed in the database’s thesaurus, or they may be listed near the article abstract.