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UO REU site guide: Increasing American Indian/Alaska Natives perspectives in field and experimental linguistics

Step 3 - Finding Information

Green magnifying glass icon with checkmark inside from Noun ProjectFinding information requires a lot of skills that you may not be aware that you have or that you are developing. Use this page to learn strategies for HOW to find the most relevant information to meet your needs.

Use the sub-pages to learn WHERE to search for research on your topic or course theme.

Understanding Databases (Video Tutorial)

Watch this video from Carteret Community College Library to understand the differences between databases. 

Searching Databases (Video Tutorial)

Watch this video from Yavapai College Library to learn how to search library databases.

About Interlibrary Loan (ILL) Infographic

Note: REU Site particpants will be charged $15 per request for using ILL. Alternatives include using ILL at your local public library or contacting a librarian or professor for help.

Want materials (e.g., books, articles) that the library doesn't have? Use Interlibrary Loan!

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Before submitting an InterLibrary Loan request, an account must be made. This can be found on the UO Libraries website by clicking the "InterLibrary Loan" link and following the login prompts, or first time users can click here.

Once an account is made, books may be searched for and requested through LibrarySearch and WorldCat.

Please allow about 2 weeks for delivery of books and physical materials. An e-mail will be sent when print materials are ready for pick-up.

Most journal articles arrive in 24-48 hours and will be sent electronically.

 

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