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Beginner's Guide to UK Libraries: Reference

A guide to provide basic information on how to use UK Libraries. It includes tips on doing research, library vocabulary and the ability to view the guide in other languages using Google Translate.

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Call Reference at (859) 218-2048.

E-mail Reference at refdesk@uky.edu .

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Welcome to Reference

Top Ten Things that Research Services Can Do for You

  1. Improve your research skills in our free workshops on research basics.
  2. Find your way around W.T. Young Library and other campus libraries using online maps, or ask for a tour.
  3. Learn how to find books and articles using the online catalog and databases.
  4. Request an individual appointment with a librarian to get help with a research project.
  5. Learn how to avoid plagiarism, and how to use information correctly in your research papers.
  6. Check out the Libraries’ collection of local and national newspapers.
  7. Learn library terms using a glossary.
  8. Suggest a book or other item for the Libraries to purchase.
  9. Learn about software that will help you create a bibliography for your paper.
  10. Ask any question you have about research and the University – librarians are here to help!

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