Library and Information Science

This is a guide for research in Library and Information Science.

Finding A Known Article

Search Google Scholar

Google Scholar can be set to link to WSU full-text or use the QuickLink on the library website

Google Scholar Search

What is a scholarly article?

View this short video from Cornell University to get a quick overview of what a scholarly article looks like. And be sure to Ask-a-Librarian if you need some help deciding whether a source is scholarly.

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Reference Desks

Undergraduate (UGL): 313-577-8852
Purdy/Kresge: 313-577-6423
Arthur Neef Law: 313-577-6180
Shiffman Medical: 313-577-1094

Liaison Librarian

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Rachael Clark
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(313) 577-6709

Free Online Journals


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Where are the print journals?

Print issues of journals are located on the second floor of the Kresge wing of the Purdy-Kresge Library. They are arranged alphabetically by title.

Check the library catalog to see whether a journal is available in print or online.