Research Help

The Sul Ross Library has a number of available resources to help you at every part of the research cycle.

Navigate the menu to the left to get the lowdown on Research Basics, learn about Information Literacy, or visit the Library FAQ & Self-Help portal to ask questions and get answers from members of the Sul Ross community.

Other resources to aid you in your research include:

With Topic Guides, Subject Guides, and even specific Course Guides to some of your classes, Library Guides aim to connect you with relevant information and point you toward specific databases and collections as well as free internet resources.

Using The Library

There are a number of resources available to help you get the most out of Sul Ross Library.

All Library Search, the search bar on our homepage, is the Sul Ross Library’s main catalog. Powered by EBSCO Discovery Service, All Library Search is a search engine, bringing together most of the our subject databases, our classic (WebCat) catalog, and many more available resources from around the world via WorldCat to create a simplified research expeirence. In All Library Search you can:

  • Keyword search using up to three fields and Boolean searching
  • Review records of hundreds of thousands of resources in a variety of formats–news features, journal articles, book chapters, book reviews, photos, and audio material
  • Access Full Text when available
  • Request InterLibrary Loan and Document Delivery for items not owned by the Library
  • Jump to related, library-curated resources such as Library Guides and FAQ entries