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Frequently Asked Questions


Checking Out & Your Account

How do I get a library card?

How many books can I take & for how long?
What are the overdue fees?

Where do I check out books?

Can Graduate Assistants do library tasks on behalf of faculty?

Can I get a list of what I've checked out?
How do I renew items?

How do I get my Interlibrary Loan materials?
How do I know when they arrive?

How do I get materials placed on reserve?

How may I use the library if I am a visitor?

Library Building

How may I get help using the library if I have a disability?

How do I find a room in the library?

Is there a place to study?

Where are computers to access the Internet/type my paper?

Where are the Photocopiers?

Where can I find a Fax Machine?

Where can I print?

Can I use my laptop on wifi?

Where is the Conference Center?
How do I get to the 6th or 7th Floor?

Finding Resources

Can I get a book or article not available at ULM?

How do I use library resources off-campus?

What if a book isn't checked out but is missing?

How do I find physical items located in the library?

How do I get a journal, newspaper, or magazine that I know the name of?

How do I get a dissertation or thesis?

How do I use EBSCO eBooks?
Can I use EBSCO eBooks on a Kindle e-reader?

Where can I get answers to my questions?
Or help with my problems?


How do I find online books and articles?

How can I tell if a resource is good for research?

How I cite or quote materials?

What is considered scholarly?