This guide is to help graduate students with resources to support their research and graduate study. These include information about the culture of the academy, writing academic papers and dissertations, and where to find assistance when you need it.
- Ask a Librarian Services
For quick answers try our email service or telephone reference services. For more in depth help, come to the USF Tampa Library first floor reference desk or request a consultation with a subject specialist. We are here to help you.
- Research Tools
Links here offer information about how to use the USF Libraries' research tools such as library catalog searching, using RefWorks, database guides, tutorials, orientation videos, and much more. If you prefer videos and tutorials, check out the tab on "Tutorials/Webcasts."
- Library Subject Guides
Need a good place to start your research in your discipline? The Subject guides help you find the best of the best in your subject area and they also offer contact information with your subject librarian.
- Research Rescue
Do you need help writing a paper? Finding articles? Coming up with sources for a paper? Setting up alerts for new research in your field? This guide offers some helpful links to support services in the library for your research.
- Video Tutorials
Need a refresher on how to access Proquest Dissertations database? We have a video tutorial for that and many other library-related topics ranging from the basics (How to Connect from off Campus) to the more advanced (UBorrow Explained).