Looking for materials based on the Read with a Purpose Challenge categories? Check out the following tips and tricks for finding the right type of materials. We recommend using ALLsearch to find all print and electronic materials provided by Butler Library.
Think of a colleague from a committee or department different from yours. Using the Advanced Search feature in ALLsearch, select Author/Creator from the drop-down and enter their name. Names can be entered either first, last or last, first. If the person you are looking for has a common last name, it may be helpful to use the Subject filter.
You can also browse the Digital Commons @ Buffalo State for works submitted by Buffalo State affiliated authors to the Institutional Repository. For more information or to submit your work, see About the Repository.
A number of academic journals publish with a focus on the scholarship of teaching and learning (SoTL). Below is a list of the most influential interdisciplinary journals:
Try searching in one of the library's many literature databases:
Use ALLsearch to locate a classic article or book from your field. To limit results by type, use the Content Type filter to limit to books or articles.
If you missed an assigned reading, don't worry, your secret is safe with us. If you did all the assigned readings, think back to a class you particularly enjoyed and read something related to that topic.
Butler Library's graphic novel collection is located on the third floor, southeast quad (near the Global Lounge). The books in this collection are shelved by call number. To browse the collection or locate a specific title, use the following search for Graphic Novels in ALLsearch.