Hi, I'm Erin! I'm one of the librarians at the OCC Library.
In this guide we are going to learn about:
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Susan Yin (library shelves)
Lucas Blazek (desktop)
Before You Search
The Creative Exchange (girl reading)
Searching for Books
Thought Catalog (stack of books)
Identifying Scholarly Articles
Ali Shah Lakhani (magazines)
Searching for Articles
Marten Newhall (magnify glass)
Gary Butterfield (becurious)
Why We Cite
Green Chameleon (writing at desk)
Next, watch the video below to learn some of the reasons to use the library over your favorite search engine and some of the resources available in the library.
During intercession you can get help from a librarian via Chat Monday - Thursday 8am-9pm, Friday 8am-3pm, and Saturday 10am-3pm.
Look for the chat icon in the bottom right corner of the library webpages.
We also offer research appointments. This gives you 15-45 minutes to discuss your project/paper with a librarian over zoom. Set up a an appointment here.