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Research Help for Students

We help all students: Juneau, Ketchikan, Sitka, online and in-person. Contact us today!

Call, drop by in-person, send us an email, chat, or text. You can also make appointments over Zoom for more in-depth help or use research guides for self-directed exploration. Or build your skills and knowledge by taking a class with us for credit.

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Reference Desk

We are available in-person and virtually to help you make the most of research assignments. Call 907-796-6502 or email uas.eganlibrary@alaska.edu

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Research Consultations

Meet with a subject expert reference librarian for in-depth research assistance. One hour over Zoom or in-person.

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Research Guides

This is a do-it-yourself way to learn how to make the best use of library collections.

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Help Tutorials

Our tutorials will get you started using library resources for your academic research, we've got you covered.

Credit classes we teach

Introduction to rapidly evolving online research methods and the principles of information retrieval and organization. Emphasis is on skills necessary for successful evaluation and use of virtual and physical library collections. Skills acquired are immediately relevant for other courses. 1 credit. Offered each fall and spring semester.

Introduction to rapidly evolving online research methods and the principles of information retrieval and organization. Designed for students without access to physical libraries; emphasis is on skills required to navigate the virtual library environment, and services for e-learners. Includes locating and evaluating information in e-book collections, article databases, and internet resources. Skills acquired are immediately relevant for other courses. 1 credit. Offered each fall and spring semester.

Internet technologies play an important, often controversial, role in contemporary society, touching almost every aspect of our lives. Many dramatic, both dystopian and utopian, claims have been made about the transformative effects of these technologies. The course will provide deeper understanding of the power structures that shape the internet, social media and contemporary society. 3 credits. Offered each spring semester.

Library Research Resources

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