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Literature Reviews

A general guide to what you need to know about Literature Reviews and general research

Welcome!

This LibGuide will serve as an always accessible tutorial on how to do research for literature reviews (and more general research).  It will go over research strategies, how to find articles, how to use the library catalog and databases, learning the difference between scholarly and popular sources, and more!

Contact

Fall 2020 Research Assistance hours klibrary@esu.edu

Fall 2020 Research Assistance Hours

Contact the Librarians at klibrary@esu.edu

Contact the librarians!

Library Quick Links

Use to find books, ebooks, print journals.
A full list of the databases we subscribe to.  Databases are the first place to look for articles.  Pro Tip: you can sort by major/subject or by type (newspapers, images, etc). When in doubt about where to begin try Academic Search Ultimate.
Use to request books and articles not at ESU
 

Contact

Call:

For help with books you've checked out or to see if the library is open please call 570-422-3126. 

For help with research assistance please call 570-422-3594.

Chat:

Chat with a librarian live through the chat icon in the lower right corner of your screen

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Email: 

Email the librarians directly at klibrary@esu.edu - please be detailed in your query! 

Zoom:

Consultations (video and phone) available though Zoom! Please contact us to schedule. Use the Appointment scheduler below or you can reach out to us individually if you want to work with a particular librarian. 

Make an Appointment:

Make an appointment with a librarian and we will work with you virtually - phone, Zoom, etc.