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Welcome to the Wayne State Libraries

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How do I Use “Get It”?

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This video demonstrates how to use the Get It feature in the library catalog to request books from the Wayne State library Catalog for delivery to the Wayne State Library circulation desk of your choice. Takes 1-2 business days.

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How do I find a book?

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This video will show you how to search the Wayne State library catalog, refine your search, and view information about a specific book.

Also see our How to Use Get It! video which shows how to request books from the Wayne State libraries for delivery to the Wayne State Library circulation desk of your choice. Takes 1-2 business days.

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How do I find an article?

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This video demonstrates how to access the OmniFile Full-Text Select database, perform a basic search in the database, find more information on a specific article and access the full-text of the article.

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How do I use the Research and How-To Guides?

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This video shows you how to use the Wayne State Library Research and How-To Guides to find quality resources for your research.

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Identifying Keywords to Search for Your Topic

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Learn how to select keywords from your research question in order to perform quality searches in article databases and the internet!

Learn more about developing your research topic and identifying keywords to search here

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Scholarly vs. Popular Articles

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Learn how to identify if an article is from a scholarly or popular publication.

Posted in 2-minute Videos, Articles, re:Search

Finding Articles Using Citations

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Have a citation? This video demonstrates three ways to find the full-text of an article when you already have the citation: the Wayne State Library Quicksearch, Google Scholar, and through Wayne State’s online journal subscriptions

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What is Plagiarism?

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What is plagiarism? There are many forms of plagiarism – here are a few examples.

Click here to learn what plagiarism is and how to avoid it.
Get help at the WSU Writing Center
Check out the Wayne State Library Guide to Writing Tools

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How do I evaluate websites?

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In this video you’ll learn the 5 criteria for evaluating websites: Accuracy, Authority, Objectivity, Coverage, and Currency.

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