When you think of the word "library", what comes to mind?
If your first thought was "a quiet building full of books", you're not wrong! It's true, our UT Libraries do have millions of books, and there are spaces located within our eleven buildings that are "quiet zones". But we are much more than our books and buildings.
We also provide:
Of course, we still love our books. But mostly we love serving the students, faculty, and staff of the University of Texas at Austin. Our number one priority is making sure you have the resources you need.
The University of Texas at Austin has eleven branches. Ten of the libraries are on campus here in Austin; the eleventh is the Marine Science Library in Port Aransas.
Information literacy skills include:
Of course you will use these skills in the classroom, but they are also applicable in your day to day life. Mis/disinformation is readily available on every subject online. By analyzing the information you are given, you are protecting yourself from being led astray by non-credible and/or biased information.
Unless you are a transfer student, during the fall or spring semester of your freshman year you will take a UGS class. During the class, you willl probably work with a librarian on using library resources to perform research.
Here are some helpful links to get you ready for collegiate-level research:
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