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How do I use the Research Center?

The Research Center is a place to get answers to any questions you have about using the library or doing research. The Research Center Desk can be reached by phone, email, chat/IM, or in person seven days a week, up … Continue reading

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How can I monitor new issues of academic journals?

The library often receives questions about how users can know when new issues of academic journals are published in electonic format. In the old days users would come to the library and peruse the journal shelves to see if any … Continue reading

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Does DU libraries have Sanborn maps?

Yes, we have Digital Sanborn Maps, 1867-1970: To access from the library’s website, click on “D” in the database A-Z list… …and then, on the next screen, scroll down and click on Digital Sanborn Maps to link to the database:

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How do I find statistics?

There are several general sources you could begin with depending on your topic. One database you can start with is Statista, a source that has millions of statistics on companies, industry, population, demographics, internet-related topics like electronic commerce and mobile … Continue reading

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Can I use images from Artstor in my academic publications?

Artstor does provides approximately 39,000 publication-quality images for use in scholarly publications, in any discipline, free of charge.  These images may not be used for book covers. The Images for Academic Publishing (IAP) program was initiated by the Metropolitan Museum … Continue reading

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How do I find travel guidebooks?

If you are getting excited about planning your next adventure, you’ll be happy to learn that the library has current editions of the well-respected Lonely Planet guidebooks. Grouped together in the New Books Area on the main level, in the … Continue reading

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How do I search for grants?

Visit our research guide, Funding Opportunities & Grants Research, which provides online help for finding funding opportunities, including grants. We have created a brief PowerPoint presentation on Pivot, a  database which allows searching for grants in a variety of ways, … Continue reading

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