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Graduate Student Survival Guide

Graduate Student Survival Guide

Welcome to the Graduate Student Survival Guide! The resources contained in this guide will provide you with a starting point for finding information and navigating the FAU Libraries. Use the links to the left to access information. Good luck and successful researching!


Check out our Workshop Schedule and our many online Tutorials.

Are you a Graduate Teaching Assistant? Schedule your Library Instruction Session to turn your students into Power Researchers! (We can customize sessions to your assignments and learning objectives).

Objectives

This guide will help you to:

  • Use the FAU Library Catalog to locate books and other materials owned by the Library
  • Understand the difference between electronic journals and databases and OneSearch
  • Become aware of and use the most important databases for conducting literature reviews in the discipline of education
  • Use "Find it at FAU" to connect to full-text articles in different databases 
  • Determine if a periodical is peer-reviewed 
  • Locate other authors that have cited an article of interest using Web of Science
  • Cite your sources
  • Get additional help

Wimberly Library Hours

Spring 2022 Semester Hours (Boca Raton):

The library building is open for the Spring 2022 semester from 7:40 am - 12:00 midnight, Monday-Thursday, 10:30 am - 6 pm on Saturday, and noon - midnight on Sunday (see our hours page for any changes).

It's easy to reach us! 

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Ken Frankel, Head, Reference & Instructional Services

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Ken Frankel
Contact:
Wimberly Library, Room 148
777 Glades Road
Boca Raton, FL 33431
561-297-0079
Last updated on Jun 9, 2022 10:32 AM