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Academic Research Guide

Find the information you need for papers, projects and life

Search for information

Search Belk Library's online system to find both library materials and articles in our databases. Use the search box below to do a basic search on library materials and databases.


Interlibrary loan (from other libraries)

Can't find a book or article through Belk Library subscriptions? Use our free Interlibrary Loan service and we'll get it for you from another library.

Primary vs. secondary sources

Course Reserves

Professors place books and other materials on Course Reserves so everyone in your class has a chance to use them.

A few things to keep in mind:

  • check out is for a limited amount of time, usually 2 hours
  • items must not leave the library
  • get items at the library service desk
  • online articles are posted in your class's Moodle site

Use the link below to find out if a Course Reserve item is available now.