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Quick Tips

How to Find a Scholarly or Peer Reviewed Articles
Here's a quick way to limit your search to these types of sources:

1) Using OneSearch on the library homepage, choose "Peer Reviewed Articles" in the drop down menu next to "Search"

OneSearch box drop down menu options

2)  Next, enter your keywords. Generally try to use between 2-4 keywords.

Need help choosing keywords? Use this guide on how to choose keywords to get the best search results!

Learn more about scholarly sources in the library's guide on:  "How to find, read and evaluate scholarly sources"

Find books in the library:

Many, though not all, required textbooks are available in the library. Some are online ebooks, others may be only available as physical copies. To check if the library has a book, whether in ebook format, or as a print book at your campus, use OneSearch on the library website.

1) In OneSearch, to limit your search to books, use the Books limiter next to "Search"

You can enter the book title, search by ISBN#, or search by author .

Advice for New Students

We asked current students at The Chicago School what advice they would give new students regarding the library.

Here's what they shared:

Advice from current students quotes