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Barbara's Basics: Improve Your Library Research Skills

Essential tips to get you started efficiently using the HSL and its resources.


Don't Forget Barbara's Basics

Librarians Rock  /  Find It  /  Get It  / Judge It  /  Read It  /  Save It

Build Confidence: Improve Your Library Research Skills Now!

Librarians  Rock

Ask a Librarian whenever you need help.

Find It

New to library research? Has it been awhile since you wrote a research paper?

Get It

Don't forget, we can get you any article you need.

  • Use the Find @ UNC link in database search results to look for full text.
  • When the article is not online, use the options a the bottom of the Find @ UNC page to search the catalog for print or to request the article via Interlibrary Loan.

Judge It

Once you find it, how do you know it is any good?

Read It

Learn about Scholarly Research Articles.

Save It

Don't forget, stay organized.

Need help?

Call the HSL at (919) 962-0800 to get immediate help (during library hours).
E-Mail us and the best suited librarian will get back to you promptly (quick answers or one-on-one consultations).
Chat with a HSL Librarian to get help (during business hours).