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Librarian Chat/Text: Librarians are at the ready to help 9 a.m. - 7 p.m. M-F via chat at library.ttu.edu or via text at (806) 686-3470. For FAQs and more, visit Ask a Librarian

Easily manage and cite references in papers and create bibliographies with EndNote citation manager. To download the software and for more information, visit EndNote.

Each college has its own expert in the Library. Set up an appointment with your Personal Librarian for help with research, accessing databases and much more

With the Library's e-journals, find credible, authoritative and expert-reviewed sources for all your research needs. To access, follow the link for E-Journals A-Z at library.ttu.edu. This search includes journals, newspapers and magazines.

Research Guides are resources for assignment help, research assistance and finding subject information. 

Find the right database for your needs with the Databases A-Z link at library.ttu.edu. From anatomy models to help with foreign languages, we have the database you are looking for.

Newspapers are considered primary sources and you can read many online through the Library's collection of international, national and local papers. Go to Databases A-Z at library.ttu.edu. Under Databases by Subject on the left sidebar, select General & Reference. Select the News link to view a list of news and current event-related databases. Select the collection you want. Use search words or browse issues by date.

Open Access Textbooks: Faculty and students have access to no-cost textbooks through the Libraries. Use peer-reviewed open textbooks "as is" or adapt to your course needs. The Open Textbook Library and OpenStaxx are available through the Library website; select Databases A-Z, and then the Textbooks (Open Access) link. For assistance locating open textbooks and other resources for your course, contact your Personal Librarian.

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