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Graduate Students' Guide to McKillop Library: Overview

Information for Graduate students regarding research, dissertations, and library services.


This research guide is intended to help you with your graduate level coursework.  This guide will help you locate materials in the library, format your dissertation, use library services, and find help in the library.

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Find Books

  • Searching the Catalog
  • Searching Using the Advanced Version of the Catalog
  • Searching for E-books
  • Books Sent to Your Home
  • Request a Book from Another HELIN Library

Find Articles

  • Searching for Articles
  • Searching for Articles in Foreign Languages
  • Searching for Scholarly Articles
  • Searching for Journals
  • Searching for a Research Database
  • Citing an Article
  • Access Articles from Off-Campus

Find Other Materials

  • Searching for Materials on E-Reserve
  • Searching for Dissertations
  • Searching for Movies

Library Services

Format My Dissertation

  • Order of Elements
  • Title Page Format
  • Headings
  • Figures, Graphs, and Illustrations
  • Formatting using Microsoft Word
  • Embedding Fonts in Microsoft Word
  • Saving a Copy to PDF
  • Converting to PDF/A
  • Digital Preservation

Get help