Get a jump start on your research projects with the Assignment
Planner. Just enter your due date and the Planner will create a
timeline of your research process, from refining your topic to using K-State
Libraries' resources to writing your final draft. You can set up e-mail reminders,
Don't be late to class again after confusing "EH" with "ES" or "C" with "CL." Just type the building code in the search box in the upper-right corner of the K-State Libraries' homepage and…voila!
The search will reveal the building name and will also link to a
convenient campus map.
Need help citing something in MLA or APA? Use Citation Builder! Plug in the pertinent data (author, title, year, etc.) from your source (book, book chapter, interview, journal article, magazine, newspaper or web), click Submit and the Citation Builder tool will generate your citation in APA and MLA style. Remember, no tool is perfect, so be sure to check your citations with a style guide.
If you already have the citation for an article, but you don't know how to find it, use the Citation Linker. Plug in as much of the information as you have, and the Citation Linker will search through our journals and databases to find the full text. If we don't have it online, you'll be able to check our catalog or place a request to get a copy from another library through Interlibrary Loan.
Get It transports you from article citations to full text faster than you
can say, "Beam me up, Scotty." Start your research at a database
Find something you want? Click
the Get It button and let Get It guide you to full text, the Libraries'
catalog, interlibrary loan, or other useful services. Already have a
citation? No problem. Citation
puts your citation on the fast track to Get It's guidance and services.
The K-State Research Exchange (K-REx) is a service to preserve and
provide permanent access to scholarly materials created by K-State
faculty and students. Materials available in K-REx include journal
articles, conference papers, technical reports, white papers,
electronic thesis/dissertation/reports (ETDR) and other digital
LibX is an addition to your browser that provides direct access to K-State Libraries’ resources.
It does tons of cool things, like letting you search directly for books and articles from the toolbar or directly
from your web page. If you’re searching in Amazon, find out if K-State has that book rather than buying it!
If you’re searching Google, find out if K-State provides access to that article rather than paying for it. And MUCH MORE! See more details here
Use LinkIt when you need to create links to articles found in K-State Libraries' article databases or electronic journals that will work off-campus. It will modify links so that K-State students, faculty, and staff can open articles from off-campus.
New Books Feeds
Want to know the latest books to arrive in the library? Check out
the new books feeds.
If the subjects listed are too broad for you, or don't quite encompass
your eclectic reading patterns, then send us a request for your own custom
Save and organize citations for easy citing in Word documents
using RefWorks. Sign-up for a RefWorks account to save
citations from databases, store copies of articles, and create
bibliographies. Use the RefWorks tool Write-n-Cite to insert
citations from your RefWorks account into a Word document:
Write-n-Cite will format your citations and create a
reference/works cited list with about 75% accuracy.
Zotero is a free, open-source, add-on to the Firefox browser, that enables one to collect, manage, and cite research from all types of sources. It is convenient to use because it resides in the browser. Use it to more easily manage bibliographies and references when writing papers or articles.