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Introduction to Interlibrary Loan (ILL)

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Interlibrary Loan allows us to borrow from and lend to other libraries.  When K-State Libraries don’t own the item(s) you need, or the items are unavailable, you can request an interlibrary loan.......
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Printing, Scanning, and CatCash

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  How to Print Use PaperCut to send print jobs to print stations around campus. If you're using your laptop, follow these instructions: Make sure you're connected to KSU Wireless or KSU Housing......
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Citation Management

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K-State librarians recommend students and researchers use the citation management software that works best for them, such as Zotero, Mendeley, and EndNote; unfortunately, we currently do not have......
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Course Reserves: Finding Your Textbook 

Although we do not purchase textbooks for K-State courses, we place loaned personal copies and books purchased through K-State Libraries Textbook Affordability Initiative on Course Reserves. To......
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Finding Scholarly and Peer-Reviewed Sources

6365 views   |   1   0   |   Last updated on Dec 31, 2019    Getting Help Research Articles Journals Locating Material Databases Dissertations & Theses

What is a scholarly source? Scholarly sources are written by researchers (like your professors) to be read by other scholars (including other professors, researchers, and undergraduate and......
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Library Services for Distance Students

Nearly all library services are available to distance students. If you are struggling to access a resource or have any other questions, please Ask A Librarian. We're here for all students......
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Places to Study on Campus

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Suggestions for Other Study and Meeting Rooms on Campus Ask in the office of your college or unit for suggestions Alumni Center K-State students, faculty, staff, and Alumni Association members, no......
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Microforms: film, fiche, print, cards

6013 views   |   0   0   |   Last updated on Aug 01, 2019    Getting Help Interlibrary Loan Locating Material Librarians Checking Out Materials Collections

Microforms are simply miniaturized copies of written documents. The term 'microforms' refers to several different miniaturization formats. The following are the four types of microform......
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Community Access: Services and Technology

As a member of the Federal Depository Library Program (FDLP) and as a land-grant institution, we proudly serve Kansas residents. We offer community cards for any Kansan, including our alumni.......
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Microsoft Word 2016: APA style running heads

5945 views   |   0   0   |   Last updated on Jan 15, 2020    Writing Help APA Citations Research

APA Style's rules about running heads The best source for information about APA Style is APA itself. ·        An APA Style blog post states the running head (along with the page numbers) appears......
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Food and Drink in the Libraries

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Hale Library You are welcome to eat and drink at the tables located within and next to Joyce and Joe's Cornerstone Cafe on the first floor of Hale Library. All we ask is that you use lids around......
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MATLAB: Access through K-State Libraries

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MATLAB, the language of technical computing, is available to everyone courtesy of the K-State license.  It is a full research license. This license is available on our Presentation Systems, the......
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Checking Out Items and Renewals: A Quick Overview 

Checking Out Items Interested in borrowing our material?  Seek out the friendly folks at the desk at each of our branches. To check out Course Reserves, please bring your student ID. All other......
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Finding Specific Journals

You can see if we have access to a specific journal by using our Search It tool. From the middle of the Libraries' home page, click on "Search It Advanced." This displays a search box. To......
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K-State Libraries' Hours

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The first and second floors of Hale Library are open; because parts of the building are still under construction, you can confirm our hours for specific dates on our calendar. We have a......
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Special Collections: A Quick Overview

5526 views   |   0   2   |   Last updated on Jun 06, 2019    Morse Getting Help Special Collections Research Locating Material Archives

The Richard L. D. and Marjorie J. Morse Department of Special Collections acquires, preserves and provides access to a rich array of historic materials. More than one million items – manuscripts,......
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Preparing for Exams: GRE, TOEFL, MCAT, etc. 

5485 views   |   0   0   |   Last updated on Aug 01, 2019    Getting Help Interlibrary Loan Exam Preparation Locating Material Databases Librarians Checking Out Materials Collections

Most of our recent exam preparation items are in our Course Reserves collection, located at Library Help in the K-State Student Union. We also have items in other campus libraries, including......
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Connecting to Wifi

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Kansas State University at Manhattan K-State students, faculty, and staff, go to All others, choose and connect to the KSU Guest Network from the list of......
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K-State Libraries: A Quick Overview

New to K-State Libraries? This is a great place to start – here’s some general information on using the Libraries. If you have any questions, please use our Ask a Librarian service to contact us!......
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Requesting Items from Kansas State Polytechnic,  Annex Offsite, Math/Physics, Weigel, and VetMed  

Items located in any of our libraries, including Kansas State Polytechnic and the Annex Offsite, can be requested for retrieval via Search It, and sent to any campus library for pick up. To place......
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