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Getting Started with Research

The Library has many guides and resources available to help you get started with a research assignment.

  • Research 101 - A introductory guide on the research process and how to use the resources available at the Tyree Library.
  • Tutorials - A collection of video tutorials on library services and resources, including how to use various databases.
  • Services for Centers and Online Students - A guide specifically for students taking online classes or classes at an SF Center, with information on available resources and services.
  • Subject Guides - Subject-specific guides for research in certain disciplines, such as psychology or nursing, with suggested search strategies, books, databases, and websites.
  • Library How-To Guides - Library research tutorials and presentations and citation resources for APA, MLA, and Chicago.

Ask a Librarian

Need help with a specific assignment? Ask a librarian! The librarians are always happy to assist you with any aspect of your research. Librarians are available to help whenever the Library is open. Use the following contact methods to request research help:

In Person:

  • NW Campus: Tyree Library, 2nd Floor Reference Desk (Y Building)
  • Blount Center: Blount Hall, Library & Learning Commons, DB-213C (Downtown Gainesville)

By Phone: 352-395-5409

By Text: 352-533-5545

By Appointment: schedule an in-person, phone, or online appointment

By E-mail:

By Chat:  

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