235 or 236 Hesburgh Library
Research Desk: (574) 631-6258
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Important Resources for Success:
Set up accounts in the following library services:
|MyAccount lets you see all the items you have checked out and renew them online. You can also see the status of your recall and hold requests. Learn more here.|
|Interlibrary Loan lets you get books and articles from other libraries that aren't available at Notre Dame. Set up your account here.|
|RefWorks helps you manange your bibliographic citations on the Web and add them to your paper using the style your professor recommends. Set up your account here.|
|Pot of Gold is an online tutorial that works to help you to think strategically about information discovery. See it here.|
Basic steps to a systematic academic research process
(Note keywords, phrases, issues, names, organizations, dates)
Newspapers: Guide to identifying and locating newspapers available to researchers at Notre Dame
Data & Statistics: A guide to finding data and statistics in the social sciences
Feeling Overwhelmed? Schedule a One to One Research Consultation with a Librarian who can help you navigate the richness of our library resources for all of your information needs.
OneSearch — Find academic journal articles along with books, movies, music and other library materials. This search includes a broad selection of articles from a wide variety of subjects.
ND Catalog — Locate books, journals, videos, and more in the Hesburgh Libraries, the Law School Library, and other nearby campuses, including St. Mary's and Holy Cross.
LC Call Numbers Classification - Check out the letters and titles of the main classes of the Library of Congress Classification.
Call Number Locations — Consult this page to determine where to find books on a particular subject or when you have the call number for a book.
These databases contain articles on a wide variety of topics. They work well with writing and research assignments in the first undergraduate year.
For an in depth search you'll need to use subject-specific databases: