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An OWHLGuide created to help PHY100 students complete their research on time.

The Library is under renovation!

The Oliver Wendell Holmes Library (OWHL) is currently under renovation for the next 15 to 18 months. The new OWHL is expected to open its doors during August of 2020 in time for the Fall term. 

The OWHL's collection is now located in the Smith Center and much of it is on shrink-wrapped pallets for the duration. The 300s and 900s are on shelves and are retrievable. However, instant access to the materials is not available as they were in the old space. One will have to place a hold or tell a librarian of your need. Library staff members will retrieve the materials a couple of times each day. Materials that don't fall within the Social Sciences or History will be borrowed from our NOBLE consortia member libraries or will be requested via interlibrary loan. Getting the material in time for your research means requesting items as soon as possible. 

Tips for Scientific Success

  • Know alternative names/spellings for your topic
  • Your main focus is to ask a specific research question and answer it using evidence..
  • Start Early. Proper research takes time.  The better your research, the easier you will find writing the paper.  
  • Keep Track of your work. Make sure to have all data to proper cite your research. 
  • Take Time to Review. Edit and reflect on the work you have completed, BEFORE you hand it in.

Welcome to OWHLGuides

OWHLGuides are the Library's Research Guides.

They provide you with a quick and easy way to find which library services and resources will be appropriate for this class.

If you have any questions, don't hesitate to contact me or any of the professional librarians.

Research Projects TAKE TIME

Research is a process with a lot of steps.  There are no shortcuts if you want to do your best work.  Our "Planning Assignments" tool will help you stay on track to get your research done on time. Click on the "PA" to use the tool.


This tool will help you to stay on track.

The Demolition of the OWHL????

Instructional Librarian