Student Veterans and the Library

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Written by: Valerie Cummins One student population that is regularly underserved and receives little support is the student veteran population; university life and coursework is vastly different from the experiences veterans of all branches have from their time in, and joining university after military service can require a great deal of adjustment, even for veterans… Read more »

Study Tips for Parents

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Written by: Lakshmi Dubey  University education may be a difficult and demanding experience, and for parents, it at times entails taking on additional responsibilities for household management and parenting. This post will discuss the study suggestions for student-parents attending college.   UNT Libraries offer multiple resources for families and student-parents, such as kids activity kits that… Read more »

UNT Libraries Combat National Book Ban Crisis

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Written by: Zoë (Abbie) Teel  Academic libraries have been a target of the national book ban crisis. There has been a proliferation of books that have been subjected to censorship in the last few years, especially books that deal with imperative topics such as gender identity, race, abortion, and sexuality. Books authored by individuals who… Read more »

Thesis & Dissertation Resources

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Written By: Abby Stovall Writing a thesis or dissertation can seem like a daunting task. Regardless of your area of study, taking on a major project can feel overwhelming and intense. However, UNT Libraries has a variety of resources graduate students can use when writing these papers. LibGuides  If you are wondering where to even… Read more »

First-generation Graduate Students and Resources

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Written by: Valerie Cummins  Today’s post is concerning first-generation university students in graduate school and goes into resources and opportunities that are available to them from the UNT Libraries.  First-generation students experience new challenges upon entering university, and many universities, including UNT, recognize this, and attempt to provide resource centers that are meant for their… Read more »

Recent Updates to Willis Library

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Written by Sierra Dahl Willis Library has recently undergone some changes to make the library better equipped to serve students. These improvements include renovations to the building, modern furniture, new reservable spaces, and additional borrowable equipment and materials.   New Reservable Spaces  The first addition to Willis Library is study pods, reservable spaces designed for… Read more »

UNT Digital Libraries: CyberCemetery

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Written by: Alexis Thomas Welcome to the Fall 2022 semester! We hope you are having a great semester so far and are excited to welcome you back with a look into UNT’s Digital Libraries. Today, I will provide a brief introduction on what UNT’s Digital Library’s CyberCemetery has to offer. Since we’re now in the… Read more »

Using TexShare to the Fullest

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Written by Sierra Dahl  The UNT Libraries holds over three million items, however, there is always a chance the book you need is not available. Although the interlibrary loan service or purchase request can be used to obtain a copy of the book you need, there is also another program that can be used to… Read more »

How to Find Books to Read for Recreation at the UNT Libraries

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Written by Sierra Dahl  The University of North Texas Libraries is no stranger to the academic, research, and scholarly interests of both students and employees that guide the majority of interactions they have with patrons. Most UNT students utilize the online articles and databases available through the library or check out textbook reserves or books needed for assignments. However, many students are unaware of… Read more »

UNT Scholarly Works

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Written by: Sarah Diaz If you have ever been curious about the research your professors are doing, you might be interested in UNT Scholarly Works, the University of North Texas institutional repository.  Institutional repositories are collections of scholarly work from a specific institution, like a college or university. According to Rebecca Marsh (2015), they have been around since the early 2000s and are typically used as “a mechanism… Read more »