Help, I'm New

Tips for new library users:

1. Start your research using Subject Guides. Subject guides will help you locate the best books, articles, and other information for your assignments. They are organized by field of study. 

2. Check out our Core Skills page to learn more about the type of skills that will help you succeed.

3. Watch some of our online tutorials to familiarize yourself with various resources that will make your research assignments easier. 

4. Access resources from anywhere. Wherever you are, you can access millions of articles, ebooks, and other electronic resources available through the Libraries' website. Use your NetID to log in to each resource. 

5. Ask a librarian via Live Help, email, phone, or in person at the service point of any of our five libraries.

6. Book a study room at one of the Libraries or the Wallace McCain Learning Commons if you need a great space to do groupwork.

7. Register your DalCard as your library card. Once your card is registered, use it to check out books, films, reserve materials, and more. You can also use your card to order materials from other libraries using our Document Delivery service.

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Which location has the print materials you need

Agriculture MacRae Library
Architecture & Planning  Sexton Library
Arts & Humanities Killam Memorial Library
Computer Science Killam Memorial Library
Engineering Sexton Library
Health Professions Kellogg Health Sciences Library
Law Dunn Law Library
Management Killam Memorial Library
Medicine Kellogg Health Sciences Library
Performing Arts Killam Memorial Library
Social Sciences Killam Memorial Library
Sciences Killam Memorial Library

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