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Advanced Search Techniques


Most of this guide repeats the Information Literacy #1 guide from first semester. The main additions are a deeper dive in STEP 4 for advanced techniques on finding resources.

Research help

Chat with Library Student Assistants on Microsoft Teams anytime the Library is open. Screen sharing available, but not audio/video.

  • Navigate Library website including Catalog
  • Find books & articles on your syllabi
  • RefWorks: save & manage your citations
  • General library orientation

Make an appointment through the scheduler below for help with:

  • Topic: choosing or refining
  • Research: finding articles on a topic using the library's databases
  • Citations: managing your sources
  • Measures: Finding reviews, full text, permissions for administering


This guide was created by Frances Brady for Adler University.