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Kathryn A. Martin Library

Master of Professional Studies Research Guide

Getting Started and Finding Articles

This guide serves as an introduction to resources provided by the Kathryn A. Martin Library that may be helpful in conducting for the Master of Professional studies program. However, this guide is by no means a complete list of resources. To see all the digital resources that may be of use, visit the A-Z databases list, which breaks out the library's digital resources by subject:

If you have any questions about library resources or the research process, contact your librarian!

Find Books and Films

In order to find books, you can search the library catalog:

In addition to books, the catalog contains ebooks, DVDs, videos, government documents, music recordings, scores, and teaching materials.

You can browse these call number ranges on the 3rd floor of the library:

  • General Works
  • Philosophy, Psychology, and Religion
  • Archaeology, Genealogy, Biography
  • World History
  • E, History of the Americas
  • Geography, Anthropology, Recreation
  • Social Sciences
  • Political Science
  • Law
  • Education

The following call number ranges are on the 4th floor of the library:

  • Music
  • Fine Arts
  • Language and Literature
  • Science
  • Medicine
  • Agriculture
  • Technology
  • Military Science
  • Naval Science
  • Bibliography

If the library doesn't hold a book or film you're looking for, you can search WorldCat here: