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NEW 407: Landscapes of the South (Spears): Start Here

A guide to library resources for students in NEW 407


This guide provides access to resources that will be useful to you for your research project in NEW 407: Landscapes of the South. If you're having trouble finding information on your topic, or want to go over using any of the resources that we didn't cover in class, email me. I'm happy to meet with you to help or answer questions over email!

Getting Started

New to the UA Libraries? This video tutorial gives an overview of the Libraries' main search tools: Scout, the A-Z databases list, e-resources, and the library catalog.

Scout is the libraries' main search tool. It searches most of our databases as well as the catalog. The video tutorials below guide you through searching in Scout.

Basic Searching in Scout

Advanced Searching in Scout

If you need materials that aren't available in the UA catalog, you can request them from another library via interlibrary loan. You can receive copies of physical books or scans of articles and book chapters. The video tutorial below provides instructions for setting up your account and requesting materials. A transcript is available at the link.

Research and Instructional Services Librarian

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Sarah Sahn