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Graduate Student Services: Getting Started

A Guide to Library Resources and Services for Graduate Students

New! **Graduate Workshop Certificate Program**

Earn a certificate certifying your proficiency in research strategies. Jointly sponsored by Texas Tech University Libraries and the Graduate School, the Graduate Workshop Certificate Program allows undergraduate students who attend eight of ten workshops to be eligible for the certificate. The ten workshops include: Best Practices in Library Research, How to Do a Literature Review, Publishing Your Research, Poster Presentation Workshop, Managing Your Citations, Identifying Grants for Research and Project Funding, Managing Your Research Data, Predatory Publishing, Altmetrics, and Copyright and Fair Use. You can register for the workshops on the Texas Tech Libraries' website by clicking the Upcoming Events link that says "View All Events."

If you have questions about the program, please contact Brian Quinn.

Suggested Guides

For research resources related to a specific discipline, please view the following guides:

Welcome

Use the tabs along the top of this guide to explore different resources, such as recommended journals and databases, services for graduate students, and other guides to assist you in your studies.

Need more help? Contact me to make an appointment for a research consultation. 

 

Graduate Center Office Hours:
Mondays, 2 pm  4 pm 
Tuesdays, 2 pm  4 pm

 

Texas Tech Campus

Library Services

Check out these library services! Success Awaits at the Library

  1. Graduate students may check out books for an entire semester. Graduate students can reserve a study carrel for their research or reserve a study room online on the Library's website.
     
  2. The Document Delivery (interlibrary loan) service pulls books from the stacks and provides materials the Libraries do not own at no charge. Request items via ILLiad.  
     
  3. The Libraries’ online resources are available from off-campus to all TTU students.
     
  4. Amazing technology is available including a 3D Animation Lab, hundreds of computers, printing, book/document scanners, and WiFi throughout the Library.
     
  5. The Digital Media Studio (DMS) loans loans DVDs, audiobooks, SLR cameras, HD camcorders, projectors, and lighting kits. The DMS is on the second floor (east side) of the Library.

Library Spaces

The University Library has different study spaces to address your needs as a graduate student. Choose your preferred research environment from study carrels, group study rooms, collaborative work spaces, and quiet study floors.

GroupWorks Tables

Librarian

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Brian Quinn
Contact:
Reference Room Mezzanine M 113
806-834-2148