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Atmospheric Sciences Graduate Students: Ask & learn

Information, tools, and resources specifically for Atmospheric Sciences graduate students.

Ask Matt, your personal librarian

Ask Matt

  • Use the contact info in the box to the right to send an email, call or stop by!

Request a consultation 

Getting started on a project and don't know where to start? Looking for sound strategies for tackling that group project? Let's set up a meeting and come up with some solutions together.

Contact me with random questions

Whenever you have questions about resources at UW and beyond, don't hesitate to ask. I may not have the answer, but I can often get you to good starting points or refer you to other helpful resources.  We can learn the answers together!

Suggest a purchase

Email me if you know of a book, DVD, or other item that the UW Libraries should have in the collection.  I can purchase materials if funding is available. 

Brush up on researching

Attend a workshop for Graduate Students

The UW Libraries and the UW Graduate School offer workshops covering a wide range of topics including:

  • Funding your graduate education
  • Choosing a citation management system that works for you
  • The literature review

See the Research Commons Events Calendar for the complete list of workshops.  More workshops will be scheduled throughout the quarter.


View our online tutorials

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 a book

The library has a number of books about how to research including:

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