Reduced Library Hours

The libraries will operate with reduced hours August 5-23, 2014.

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Hours for Both Locations

Monday-Thursday
8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Friday
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Saturday
10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Sunday
Closed






Locations


Chester Campus Library


Moyar Hall, M216
      Circulation: 804-706-5195
      Reference: 804-706-5198
      Fax: 804-796-4238

 


Midlothian Campus Library


Hamel Hall, H202
Circulation: 804-594-1519
Reference: 804-594-1520
Fax: 804-594-1525

Library Activities

Upcoming Workshops

Chester

Riding in the Cloud with Google Drive
  • Wednesday, 2/26 @ 5:30p.m.
  • TED Talks, You Learn
  • Thursday, 2/27 @ 12:30p.m.
  • Midlothian Workshops

    Plagiarism: Did I Say That?
  • Monday, 3/3 @ 10a.m.
  • Find it in a Flash with QuickSearch
  • Thursday, 3/6 @ 11:30a.m.

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    Find Articles

    Search for articles in Academic Search Complete

    Search article indexes

    Use the library’s article indexes (also called Subscription Databases) to find high-quality articles for your papers and projects.

    Part of the research process is choosing the right database for your subject. Databases can cover many topics generally (like Academic Search Complete or Opposing Viewpoints) or may be more specific in their focus (like the Literature Resource Center.)

    Check the databases page for subjects and descriptions.

    Need help? Try the tutorial: Find Articles

    Choose articles

    The library’s article indexes (also called Subscription Databases) are an excellent source of high quality articles for your papers and projects.

    The library also bookmarks websites in Delicious.

    Cite articles

    Bibliographies are an essential part of academic research. Citing articles in a bibliography or a Works Cited page is not just a requirement for a grade; it adds credibility to your arguments.

    Tips:

    • Leave time. Preparing a bibliography can take longer than you expect.
    • Track as you go. Copies of articles, notes from books, and emails of articles from the library databases will help when you must prepare your bibliography page.
    • Use your tools. The library databases and the library catalog offer citation tools. Look for a CITE THIS or CITE ME link.
    • WARNING: These computer-generated citations are not always correct. Library staff recommend proofreading your citations with the information on the Owl at Purdue site
    • Formatting help? Try these resources:
    • Ask us! Library staff have experience with citations. We are happy to assist you.