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Research Tutorial

Welcome to the Department of Rare Books and Special Collections' self-guided Research Tutorial. This tutorial discusses the nature of primary research and the methods and procedures through which it can be carried out productively. Divided into three sections, Getting Started, Finding Sources, and Tips For Access and Use, the tutorial is primarily designed for new researchers or researchers unfamiliar with the policies and resources of the Department.

As part of its public service, the Department offers research orientation sessions for classes interested in its collections Presentations may be conducted by staff members who work with the collections or by the instructor with help from staff members. Courses that focus on departmental collections are permitted to meet in designated classroom space. Materials used by such classes can be held in the reading room for long-term consultation. A classroom registration form must be submitted well in advance of use.

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