The Savvy Researcher workshop series offers hands-on sessions during the fall and spring semesters. During the breaks, please refer to our corresponding Savvy Researcher LibGuides for asynchronous assistance. Alternatively, you may fill out a consultation request or visit the Scholarly Commons during our open hours.
NEW - Submit a request for a Savvy Researcher title to be taught at your upcoming research group or faculty meeting. Please fill out a request form: https://illinois.edu/fb/sec/6094473.
(Note: Not all workshops are available for instruction and sessions are limited to five participants or more.)
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Google can be a good source for finding research materials. While it is not a replacement for searching in the Library's subscription article databases, Google can be an effective tool for finding scholarly materials that will help your research. Did you know that you can set up Google Scholar to link to the U of I Library's electronic journal subscriptions? Or that you can use Google Books to explore a book before you Interlibrary Loan it? We will share our strategies for using Google Scholar, Google Books, and other Google tools to supplement your research.
For more information, please visit: http://uiuc.libguides.com/gs
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