Photo: Research Commons
Photo: Suzzallo Library, Reading Room
Need absolute quiet for reading? Prefer bustling social spaces for getting work done? There are over a dozen Libraries across campus, and they're all available for you to use, whether you need a place to read, meet with colleagues, or use technology. Here are three suggestions:
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The Research Commons, located on the ground floor of Allen Library South, provides a collaborative environment in which students and faculty can come together to share and discuss research, as well as get support for all steps of the research process: searching, writing, publishing, funding. The Research Commons is a place to collaborate and connect with fellow students and faculty on research projects. It is a place for workshop and presentation opportunities, and a place to discover what your peers and colleagues are researching. Check the Research Commons website for hours, upcoming events, and more.
Eat. Drink. Free Wi-Fi. Quick access to research help and library materials.
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Identify sources for research funding and scholarships through the Graduate Funding Information Service.
The Libraries offers many tutorials that will give you brief introductions to finding information. Some popular tutorials include "How do I ..." cite sources, connect from off campus, find journal articles, find images and photos, find news articles.
Use your UW NetID to search UW Restricted databases from off campus. Try the proxy bookmarklet to simplify things!
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