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How to Use the Library: for Students

Learn how to use the BU library for academic research

Finding Books

To find books on your topic, or to see if the Library has access to a specific title, begin your search in

Here's a video on how to search for books at the BU Library:

There are other Library resources where you can find books, and there are also free, online sources for books.  If you don't find the book you're looking for in One Stop Search, contact the Library by visiting our Chat service on the Library homepage, or email library@brandonu.ca and we will help you look further.

Finding Articles

To find articles on your topic, or to see if the Library has access to a specific article, an excellent place to start your research is

Here's a video on how to find articles at the BU Library:

There are many other Library resources and online sources where you can search for journal articles.  If you're not finding the articles you need through One Stop Search, contact the Library by visiting our Chat service on the Library homepage, or email library@brandonu.ca and we can provide more research strategies.