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Welcome to the Libraries' Instruction Services Guide! This guide is designed to help instructors teach students how to use K-State Libraries' and other information resources. If this guide does not have the information and/or guidance you are looking for, do not hesitate to Ask A Librarian for help at any time during the Libraries' service hours.
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Things to make your life a little easier
Get a jump start on your research projects with the Assignment Planner. Just enter your due date and the Planner will create a timeline of your research process, from refining your topic to using K-State Libraries' resources to writing your final draft. You can set up e-mail reminders, too!
Need help citing something in MLA or APA? Use Citation Builder! Plug in the pertinent data (author, title, year, etc.) from your source (book, book chapter, interview, journal article, magazine, newspaper or web), click Submit and the Citation Builder tool will generate your citation in APA and MLA style. Remember, no tool is perfect, so be sure to check your citations with a style guide.
Get It transports you from article citations to full text faster than you can say, "Beam me up, Scotty." Start your research at a database that's .
Find something you want? Click the Get It button and let Get It guide you to full text, the Libraries' catalog, interlibrary loan, or other useful services. Already have a citation? No problem. Citation Linker puts your citation on the fast track to Get It's guidance and services.
LibX is an addition to your browser that provides direct access to K-State Libraries' resources. It does tons of cool things, like letting you search directly for books and articles from the tool bar or directly from your web page. If you’re searching in Amazon, find out if K-State has that book rather than buying it! If you’re searching Google, find out if K-State provides access to that article rather than paying for it. And MUCH MORE! See more details here.
New Books Feeds
Want to know the latest books to arrive in the library? Check out the new books feeds. If the subjects listed are too broad for you, or don't quite encompass your eclectic reading patterns, then send us a request for your own custom feed.
Zotero is a free, open-source, add-on to the Firefox browser, that enables one to collect, manage, and cite research from all types of sources. It is convenient to use because it resides in the browser. Use it to more easily manage bibliographies and references when writing papers or articles.