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If you are teaching....

  • Subject Librarians
    Contact your Subject Librarian. To better serve you, the librarians have been organized into College & Interdisciplinary Teams (CIT).We can help you plan a library visit, develop a library assignment related to the class research project, or create a library guide for your course.
  • Copyright Information
    Here you will find answers to your questions about reproducing materials in print and online.
  • Visual, Information, & Technology Literacy
    Resources designed to provide information on the University of Utah's Visual, Information and Technology Literacy Task Force Report, recommendations, and research guide.

Important Campus Resources

  • CTLE
    Promotes effective teaching and learning through instructor/instructional development at the University of Utah.
  • Teaching & Learning Technologies
    Supports faculty, instructors and students with technology-enabled course design, development and delivery services.
  • Digital Scholarship Lab
    Our mission is to assist U of U faculty and graduate students with do-it-yourself, hands-on creation of digital scholarship and learning objects to enable research, teaching and learning.
  • U's Graduate School
  • University Writing Center
    Services are offered to graduate students and faculty.

Welcome to the U


Below are some tips on library services to get you started at the U.

  • Subject Librarians
    Did you know that you have a librarian who specializes in your major and/or discipline?
  • Free Workshops!
    Check these out! These workshops will help you be successful in your student work and your professional career!
  • Course Reserves  
      
    Materials that your professors want you to read but not necessarily purchase are available on Course Reserves. Check out this handy guide to understand how to find these using the library catalog.
  • ARC: Automatic Retrieval Center
    The Automated Retrieval Center or "ARC" is a large storage facility where older and less used materials are stored in order to make room for newer materials and expanding services. Robots are used to retrieve and shelve materials stored in the ARC.
  • Borrowing Materials
    You can check out, renew, or recall an item that someone else has.
  • Interlibrary Loan
    Free service! Items not found at the Marriott Library will be requested from another library through Interlibrary Loan. In most instances books are available within 1 to 2 weeks and photocopies of articles can be provided as quickly as 24-48 hours
  • Library Maps
    Library maps will help you find services and resources in the Marriott Library.
  • Smart for Life: Visual, Information, and Technology Literacy (VITL)
    In this age of technological abundance, information overload, and wealth of visual imagery, it is essential that students gain skills in critical thinking and thoughtful engagement with knowledge that will prepare them to be “smart for life.”
  • Copy & Printing
  • Wireless Printing
  • Copyright Overview
    If you have additional questions, please contact Allyson Mower, our scholarly communications & copyright librarian.
  • Citation Management Tool
    Included is more information on Endnote & Endnote Web.
  • Remote Access Software
    This pilot project, funded by the University of Utah, allows students, staff, and faculty to use select software from any supported computer or device, on or off campus. There are a limited number of users; if you are unable to log in, please try again later. Please contact us with any questions or feedback, as we are actively improving this service.
 

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News

Depending on the resource, news updates are usually available via RSS feed, blog, email alerts, twitter, and/or Facebook.  Almost all major newspapers and television networks offer news updates.  Locate their website and look for information on alerts or RSS.

  • Chronicle of Higher Education: Once you are on The Chronicle of Higher Education main page, scroll all the way to the bottom. There is a small link for "Site Map" near the center of the page footer. Click on Site Map to go to The Chronicle's list of RSS Feeds page.
  • Google alerts offers the ability to save searches and be notified when new content is added to Google. Similarly, you can limit alerts to just Google News, blogs, videos, Google Groups, etc. Results can be sent via email or RSS feed.
  • Google News: An automated news aggregator. Users can request e-mail alerts on various keyword topics by subscribing to Google News Alerts. E-mails are sent to subscribers whenever news articles matching their requests come online. Alerts are also available via RSS and Atom feeds.
  • SciCentral: Gateway to the Best Science News Sources.  
 

Check these LibGuides Out!

We are constantly developing new LibGuides to assist you with your research. The best method to identify help guides is using the link, Research by Subject on the Marriott Library's home page. Use the search box using a specific term. You may also go directly to this link.

Reference Materials

Endnote and Endnote Web Support

Literature Review

Annotated Bibliography Guide

Creating Effective Research Assignments

Keeping Current for current news

Style and Citation Manuals

Alerts: Keeping Current in Your Discipline

Non-profit & Philantrophy Resources

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