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What's in this Guide
Using the Libraries
Introductory videos and guides to using the Libraries' services and collections; how to access everything, including the full-text, from off-campus; how to get help
(use these links or the tabs above to browse to video tutorials)
Introductory topics to doing research, figuring out where to start, finding background info
Find by Format
how to find specific types of resources like articles, e-books, DVDS
Find by Subject
finding information on specific subject areas, like business, engineering, political science
how to manage your citations with tools like Refworks, or how to export or format them
Tools & Tips
how to use specific features in systems like Gale Virtual Reference, EBSCO, CQ.com, Ebrary, etc.
Quick Learning Series
A YouTube based set of quick and practical tutorials that highlight popular UW Libraries resources and services.
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If you need help immediately, you can speak with a librarian using our 24/7 chat service!