Skip to main content
University of Oregon
UO Libraries

Getting Started with Research: An Overview of the Process

A guide through the library research process. Contact a librarian for more!

Need Help?

Chat Email Phone Text

Find a Subject Librarian

If you have questions related to a field or discipline, consider reaching out to a Subject Librarian by email, phone, or by scheduling an appointment for a free consultation:

Student Resources on Campus

Resources for Ducks

UO Duck Logo

 

The University of Oregon offers many resources to support you while you study and work in this community. If you need something beyond what's on this list, please reach out to the Office of the Dean of Students and ask!

Workshops and Consultations at UO Libraries

Noun Project Workshop iconUO Libraries Workshops

The UO Libraries offers workshops on a variety of tools, software, and methods of digital and data research.

Read about and sign up for UO Libraries workshops:

If you prefer a one-on-one or small group consultation, contact a Subject or Functional Specialist Librarian.

How to Scan or Photocopy at UO Libraries

Scanning

Photo of Bookeye scanning machineYou will find book scanners in the Knight Library, Design Library, Price Science Commons, and Law Library. These scanners offer scanning in a variety of formats, including book, single page, and cropped. They're capable of color, grayscale, or black-and-white scans in a variety of file formats, including JPEG, PDF, and TIFF. After scanning is complete, you can save the files directly to a USB drive or send them as an e-mail attachment (25 MB email limit).

black flatbed scanner
Some of the library's academic workstations also have no-cost scanning using directly connected flatbed scanners.

Copying

The color printers are multi-function printers (MFPs) and can be used to make black and white or color photocopies as well.  Duck Bucks are required for all photocopy services.

Further Information

Linking UO Libraries with Google Scholar to Find Full-Text Articles

When you search Google Scholar on your personal computer, you can configure your settings so that UO Libraries resource links appear in your results. Then you can click the UO FindText to access a library item.

(TIP: If you're at a temporary computer and don't want to activate these settings, you can access Google Scholar via our Databases page (Library Home Page > Databases A-Z > G > Google Scholar). 

To configure your Google Scholar Library Links, click on Settings. in the upper right of the search page.

Screen shot of Google Scholars with Settings in menu indicated

Then select Library Links and search for "University of Oregon." Check the box in the search select and click "Save."

Screen shot showing Library Links in Google Scholars Settings with University of Oregon libraries indicated

University of Oregon Libraries
1501 Kincaid Street Eugene, OR
97403-1299
T: (541) 346-3053
F: (541) 346-3485
Make a Gift