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Student Guide: Welcome to the Kean University Library

Student guide for navigating to the library resources available through Kean University's Nancy Thompson Learning Commons.

Research Guides

Click Research Guides Home to access a collection of subject-focused research resources. Your Kean University librarians have created these guides to provide you with recommended resources for starting your research, finding books, finding articles (and selecting databases), finding Web sites, and citing sources.

In addition, the following guide was created specifically for students:

WebEx Webinars

In Fall 2018, the Nancy Thompson Library Learning Commons began offering live webinars via the WebEx online conferencing platform as part of a 2018-2019 Kean University Quality First Initiatives project. Click the link below to view a recording of one of the initial webinars:

WorldCat Discovery: Accessing Global Information Sources (Books, Ebooks, Articles, Videos, and More) -- originally broadcast live on Monday, December 3, 2018 at 3:30 p.m.-4:00 p.m.


Please watch this space for additional videos to be posted in early 2019!

Video Modules

The following video modules were created by librarians Craig Anderson and Linda Cifelli for the Research & Technology classes taught by Dr. Melda Yildiz, Dr. Claudie Knezek, and Professor Bridget Lepore. Each brief video lasts about 5 minutes. We recommend that you view the videos in the order listed.

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Ask a Librarian

Listed below are options available for you to contact a reference librarian and ask for help with your research.