Graduate students


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Academic support

Library 501: What Grad Students Need to Know about the Library

Use the ASU Library One Search to find materials and explore the library catalog, or connect to library resources wherever you search using LibKey Nomad.

Find the best databases for your research.

Request materials from other libraries through Interlibrary Loan.

Get your books delivered. Requested items will be shipped to qualifying mailing addresses.

Connect with an ASU librarian or ASU archivist for research consultation, library instruction or resource recommendations for your area of study.

Suggest an item for the library to purchase.

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Teaching support

Ask A Librarian offers library support to students via chat, text, email or phone.

Explore library guides, a go-to resource for specific subjects or courses, and library tutorials to help strengthen research skills.

Use Course Resource Services to connect students with their course materials, and request library instruction tailored to your assignments and goals.

Find and use open educational resources, and get help understanding copyright.

Information about accessibility services.

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Research support

Researcher Support offers guidance across the research lifecycle, everything from planning to data storage.

Browse specialized library collections and request help and materials through Ask an Archivist.

Select a citation manager, write a literature review, evaluate publication options and make your research openly accessible.

Visit our digital repositories, including PRISM for digital library collections, and KEEP, the digital home of ASU research and scholarship.

Research and build upon the work of past graduate students with ASU Electronic Theses and Dissertations.

Get connected with library-based research units: Map and Geospatial Hub, the Unit for Data Science and Analytics, the Labriola National American Indian Data Center, NatureMaker and the Makerspace.

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Additional resources

Explore graduate-level workshops and get help from ASU writing centers.

Learn about graduate funding opportunities and research support through ASU Knowledge Enterprise.

Activate your free digital subscriptions to the New York Times and the Wall Street Journal.

Gain free access to Phoenix museums through the Culture Pass program.

Free streaming of films on Kanopy and Films on Demand.

Check out a game to play with your friends.

Plant a garden with support from the ASU Seed Library.

Find additional information and links on the Graduate Student library guide.