What is an Academic Library?
An academic library is a central part of a college or university campus. Students often go to the library for a quiet place to study for their classes or to study in groups. Libraries are also the place where you conduct research for your school projects and assignments. You can find books, articles, even videos at the library. All you need to do is search the library's online catalog using a computer. It is very easy! There are also a lot of people at the library who can help you with your research. We're called librarians, and we want to help you succeed. Don't be afraid to ask for help!
What is Academic Research?
You will go to the library to:
Why is Research Necessary?
Conducting research is necessary because it helps you learn more about a topic or subject and develop your thinking about that topic.
Information Literacy is a skill that every student should have. It means you know how to think and apply information in an intelligent way. It may be difficult, but it can help you be a better learner!
Research is an investigation of a topic or field of study.
Research usually happens like this:
The Research Center can help you with your research paper and projects. The librarians can help you refine your topic, create a bibliography, find resources, find articles, and more.
The Writing Center can help you integrate your research into your essay. To make an appointment:
Call 303.871.7456 or
1) Go to the writing center website
2) Select the red "Make an Appointment" option from the menu on the right side of the page.