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Library Basics: How do I...?

Find Journals

Search for specific print and online journals on Dragon OneSearch HERE.

Use Interlibrary Loan

If you can't find what you need Dragon OneSearch, we can still try to obtain what you need from other libraries. This is called an interlibrary loan.

Click HERE to request your item.  You will need to log in with your StarID and password.

Find Books

Use Dragon OneSearch, the library catalog, to find all materials in the library,

To find books, search for a title, author, keyword, or subject and refine to Books under Resource Type to the left of the search results.


To understand how the books are organized in the library, review the Reading Call Numbers Guide.

Find Articles

Need articles and journals but don't know which database to use? Start with some general research databases, which cover a broad range of subject areas and include scholarly journals, popular magazines, and newspapers.

Want more subject specific databases? Check out our LibGuides for recommendations.


Find Software

Looking for a particular software program?

MAC Software List

PC Software List

Use Microfilm

Microfilm is a space-saving media format in which documents are photographed and reduced onto either rolls of film or small, translucent cards.

The Livingston Lord Library has two types of microfilm called microforms: microfilm refers to rolls of film and microfiche refers to 4"x6" cards.

These items can be found by refining a search by selecting both Microfilm and Microfiche under Collection to the left of the search results. Microform readers can be found on the second floor. Please ask for assistance when operating the the machinery.