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Library Resources for Graduate Students

This guide presents library resources, services, and programs that may be of interest to graduate students

Finding Resources

Information comes in a variety of formats, ranging from the typical text-based forms such as books and articles, to audiovisual (sound, images, videos), numeric (statistics and financial data), spatial (maps and GIS) and more. The library collection contains all of these kinds of data and more. Different formats may be found in different databases, sources, and physical locations. Browse our collections yourself, or contact your subject librarian to book a consultation for your learning, teaching or research needs.

Begin your search for information with the library search box.

Information comes in a variety of formats, ranging from the typical text-based forms such as books and articles, to audiovisual (sound, images, videos), numeric (statistics and financial data), spatial (maps and GIS) and more. The library collection contains all of these kinds of data and more. Different formats may be found in different databases, sources, and physical locations. Browse our collections yourself, or contact your subject librarian to book a consultation for your learning, teaching or research needs.

Consult the Research Guides list by subject, course or general topic.

Information comes in a variety of formats, ranging from the typical text-based forms such as books and articles, to audiovisual (sound, images, videos), numeric (statistics and financial data), spatial (maps and GIS) and more. The library collection contains all of these kinds of data and more. Different formats may be found in different databases, sources, and physical locations. Browse our collections yourself, or contact your subject librarian to book a consultation for your learning, teaching or research needs.

Other Types of Information

 

Check out one of the guides (below) on finding different kinds of spatial and numeric data.

 

Do you need to search news sources or carry out a media analysis as part of your course or research?  Or maybe you just want to read a Calgary Herald article from 2 days ago.

 

Did you know that there is a digital archive containing University of Calgary master’s and doctoral theses? Are you looking for a previously published dissertation from your department?

  • Watch the video below for a quick tutorial on Finding Theses from the library collection

Looking for film or video resources? Check out our Video research guide which lists databases as well as open access (free) sources for videos.

Images can be found from a variety of sources. Databases may contain images related to the subject areas being covered. The library also has a whole collection of images including digitized photographs from various collections. Images can also be found in the public domain.

Tutorials on using the UCalgary Library interface and accessing a variety of materials

Looking for a quick overview on how to use the UCalgary Library interface to find books, articles, databases, research guides, or carry out an advanced search. Check out our interactive tutorials that you learn from and practice with so you can become an efficient searcher.

The image below opens the tutorial in a new window.

The image below opens the tutorial in a new window.

The image below opens the tutorial in a new window.

The image below opens the tutorial in a new window.

The image below opens the tutorial in a new window.

The image below opens the tutorial in a new window.

The image below opens the tutorial in a new window.

The image below opens the tutorial in a new window.

The image below opens the tutorial in a new window.

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