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Essential Library Research Skills: Home


This research guide corresponds to the library workshop, "Essential Library Research Skills." On this guide you will find:

  • tips & tricks for doing library research
  • recommended library resources
  • methods to cite sources in a bibliography

If you have questions following the workshop, send an email to Kelly Blanchat, Undergraduate Teaching and Outreach Librarian, at

Your Personal Librarian

All Yale College undergraduates have a Personal Librarian!

Reach out to your Personal Librarian if you have questions about:

  • Navigating the library
  • Finding books and articles
  • Formulating a research question
  • Managing citations
  • Using special collections
  • and more

Yale University Library

Use the Yale University Library website as your gateway to accessing resources. Here are some quick links to get you started:

Library Workshops