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Library Resources

General Information

Laptop Computers

  • All campus libraries have laptops available for check-out and use within the library.
  • For additional information, go the Circulation Desk of any campus library.

Study Rooms

  • Most of the campus libraries have group study rooms. All have wireless access and electrical outlets; some are equipped with Smart Boards. For additional information, inquire at the various libraries' circulation desks.

Resources For Reference Style and Citations


Research can be a daunting task. UA Libraries provide many resources to assist you in your research and paper writing. From personal consultations with a subject specialist to tutorials on a variety of subjects, the library is here to help you succeed.

Citations can be especially difficult for researchers. Check out these great sources for help.

Scientific Style and Format: the CSE Manual for Authors, Editors, and Publishers

Chicago Manual of Style

A Manual for Writers of Research Papers, Theses, and Dissertations 

Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association

Modern Language Association Style Guide

The Purdue Online Writing Lab  

Writing Assistance & Study Skills

UA Writing Center - "offers skilled assistance to students at all levels-graduate and undergraduate-in all disciplines."

RefWorks and Endnote- "web based tool designed to help researchers manage and share information and generate citations and bibliographies."

Center for Academic Success (CAS) - "academic support services to UA undergraduate students as a part of the University's plan for academic excellence."

Subject Guides / Subject Librarians

Learn about the Libraries' resources for your area of study:

  • See the Libraries' Subject Guides for a general introduction to library resources in your field.
  • Meet with the Libraries' Subject Specialist for your discipline.

Want to explore?

Makers Space / Group activities 

3 D - Rodgers Library 3D Studio. Sign up for training before using the equipment.

Oculus Rift - Oculus Rift ( Virtual Reality) 3D technology is available in Rodgers Library for Science & Engineering for students and faculty use.

Presentation Practice Rooms 

Check out a chess set ( indoor/outdoor) at Rodgers

.Giant Chess Set



TI Calculators

Borrow a TI-83 Plus calculator from Rodgers Library.

  • Rodgers Library has 12 high-end scientific calculators (TI-83 Plus) for use by students. 

  • The TI-83 Plus is a graphing calculator for math and science. Use it to graph and compare functions, as well as perform data plotting and analysis.

  • Calculators can be checked out for three days. 

Library Terminology

Definitions of Library Terms - a glossary of library terminology from the American Library Association.

Translations of English Library Terms - translations into Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Spanish and French.