You can reach any of the Library's electronic tools from off-campus. Just enter your NetID username and password (the same you use for email and Blackboard). If you have problems, contact the Library or see our Remote Access FAQ.
Your professor has told you to use 'scholarly journals' in your research. You might wonder what that means. Does it mean you just need to get it from the library? Or can you any magazine other than something US Weekly or The National Enquirer?
Does anyone remember Jeeves?* He was the jolly butler character that used to greet searchers at Ask Jeeves. Jeeves's legacy is what librarians call the natural language query: a query in the form of a typical, conversational question.
Students are often told by their professors and by librarians that Wikipedia is not a good source, and they understand that anybody can edit Wikipedia pages but doesn't it still seem like whenever you go there you find information that is just fine?
Need help with your searching? Just ask a librarian!