Research Help

New to researching? Learn the basics here:

  • Introduction to research
    Get started on your way to a successful research paper.

  • Introduction to Library Resources - A Podcast
    Hear about the resources available to you.

  • Reference Research Program
    Research got you down? Confused about where to start? Get help? Work with an expert reference librarian to talk one-on-one about ideas, search options, strategies, plagiarism, and any other research question you have. We can help you in person, on the phone or via email at reference@desales.edu

  • Book a Group Study Room
    Make a reservation for a group study space on the first or second floor of the library.

  • Citation guides
    Learnthe difference between APA and MLA, and more.

  • Avoiding plagiarism
    This guide provides tips on what constitutes plagiarism

  • Policy on Noise Abatement in Trexler Library

  • DeSales University Faculty Publications
    Trexler Library staff members are pleased to offer a new online guide to recent faculty publications. Wherever possible we have included abstracts of the publications and photos of the faculty members.
    The works included here are monographs and peer-reviewed journal articles only. We have not included book reviews, newspaper articles, manuscripts of conference presentations, posters, art works or music compositions.

Disability information:

Students with a documented print disability who require alternative format media may contact Barbara Ryan Hausman, the Coordinator of Learning and Disability Services, in the Academic Resource Center (Dooling Hall, Room 26, x1453)

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