Using the Reference Desk
During the current semester, there is a librarian at the Reference Desk to assist you with any questions during the following times:
If you're at home, you can call us at 719-255-3295, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org, or chat with us.
This guide is intended to help students conduct research within the dsicipline of Philosophy. The guide includes several sections that will help you navigate through the many types of library resources that are offered.The guide includes information on:
- Reference Sources: print and electronic encyclopedias handbooks, and dictionareis witha focus on philosophy that are useful as you begin to establish the historical and theoretical background of your topic. They are also useful in identifying disciplinary terminolgy and fact-checking.
- Books and multimedia: You will find information here about how to search the Kraemer Library catalog and the Prospector and WorlCat databses for print and electronic books, streaming video, and other forms of multimedia.
- Article databases: list and describes databases that will help you find scholarly journal articles on your topic.
- Evaluating sources: will give you some tips on how to evaluate sources for credibility.
- Interlibrary Loan: information about how it works and how to set up a free account.
- Research assistance: describes a variety of methods for requesting assistance on your research project at Kraemer Family Library
Before We Get Started
You'll be using a lot of Kraemer Family Library resources while researching your assignments for English 1410. There are a few steps you need to take to ensure that your library use goes smoothly.