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SIS Orientation: Library Services

This is a website used for the School of Information Sciences orientation.

Your Liaison Librarian -- Rachael Clark

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Rachael Clark
425 Purdy/Kresge Library
(313) 577-6709

Library and Information Science Research Guide

Hello from your Liaison Librarian

Getting Started


WSU Libraries Website Homepage

Learn more about the features and services available to you by through the Wayne State University Libraries by viewing the videos describing the following areas of the home page to learn what they are.



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Most individual book records in the catalog have a map button to physically locate the book. If a record has a book location map, the link will be displayed on the right-hand side of the record.



title = open access resources

subject = library science

author = bajjaly stephen

keyword = (library science)

keyword = "library science"

The Wayne State Libraries have a paging service called Get It!, which you can use to have books retrieved for you. Watch the video below to learn how to use Get It!

Finding Articles for your Research Assignments

You will need to use specialized resources such as our Discovery Tool, Summon, a library database such as Library Literature & Information Science Full-Text or the Library's link to Google Scholar to locate articles for your research assignments.

A word about e-books

Some licensed e-books require your access id and password to access, even if you are on campus. Use the same access id and password that you use for Blackboard, Academica, etc. 

For more information about e-books, use our e-books at Wayne State University guide.

Want to know more?

There are many more resources and services and help for using them available to you through the library. Here are some additional links you can explore.