Tips for Successful Research:
To get started with your research, make sure that you have a full understanding of how to use DragonQuest. Our DragonQuest tutorial can walk you through it.
If you're using Google Scholar, this tutorial may also be useful.
Every semester, the library offers a series of webinars on various research-related topics. These can be used as a refresher if you'd prefer a visual walk-thru of our resources. View our calendar of events to register. If you can't attend at the time offered, you'll be sent a link to the recording after the event runs.
If at any time you are struggling with your research, one-on-one appointments with librarians are also available both on-campus and online.
You may want to search these resources independently of DragonQuest as you complete your research:
Publishing opportunities are also available! For more information, refer to our Thesis & Dissertations Services guide.
The following tutorials may assist you in the writing process.
To assist you with your writing needs the University Academic Support Office located in the Murphy Center offers Graduate Writing Assistance. This assistance is available either online or in-person. To request assistance, please use the "request a tutor" form located on the UAS page. Additional, non-tutoring assistance is available through OWRC (Online Writing Resource Center). The OWRC offers guides to graduate-level writing and discipline-specific supports.
If you'd like additional guidance on using Academic Writer, we recommend the following tutorial: