University of Western States Library Resources
Contact a librarian, search library resources, and access library "how to" guides, as well as information on APA citation style and copyright.
Welcome to the University of Western States Library
Need help with a search or locating a resource? The librarians of UWS are available to work with you to discover exactly the information you require for your projects and assignments. Below you can search library resources, access library "how to" information, and get real-time help from a librarian.
Key Library Resources
Find general information about the library, including hours, policies, and more.
Find resources to help with APA citation style, including formatting, as well as information about RefWorks.
Contact a librarian via email, phone, text, or chat to get assistance with a search or finding resources.
Learn about copyright at UWS and who to contact if you have questions about copyright compliance or fair use.
Search Library Resources
Search for books (including e-books) and videos (including streaming videos) held by the UWS Library.
Search for journal articles and information from a wide array of general and subject-specific research databases.
Journals and E-book Lists
Search for e-journals to browse or locate the full-text of a known article, or search for e-books by title or topic.
Library "How To" Guides
Topics include contacting the library; borrowing library materials, including course reserves; accessing electronic resources and materials via interlibrary loan, as well as tutorials and resources for APA citation style.
Watch videos on how to search databases like Medline, CINAHL, and DynaMed, as well as how to use the RefWorks citation management tool. Learn how to use the UWS library catalog to find books, e-books and videos, as well as how to use the journals list to track down a full-text article from a citation.
Take all or part of this tutorial to brush up on accessing and using library information resources, basic search skills, choosing the right resources for your information needs, avoiding plagiarism, and more.