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First Year Seminar: Library Services & Resources Module: Module 3: Locating and Using Resources

This guide will help new students become oriented with library resources and services, as well as becoming acquainted with some research basics.

Finding Books & Articles

To find print books and journals held in our collection search the library's online catalog WorldCat. Please check with librarians to see if any journals or magazines are held in the library as there have been changes since 2017. WorldCat is also a good place to find ebooks, articles, and ejournals Tech has access to.


Databases A-Z

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Interlibrary Loan Services

Interlibrary Loan Services has merged with the Downtown Campus Library at WVU in Morgantown. This means WVU will primarily manage all requests from Morgantown. Please consult with one of the Tech Librarians on the new procedures for acquiring books or articles not available at the Tech Library.

Research Guides

TheLibrary has available several research guides (Libguides) tailored to fields of study offered at Tech.  Research guides are online tools to assist you with your research projects. These subject-specific guides point to best resources, services, and other relevant content. We've done some of the work for you to assist with your research needs. Take a look at what we have...

WVU Tech Library Research Guides