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E. H. Butler Library, Buffalo State, The State University of New York

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Tutorials:

Finding Scholarly Sources Printer-Friendly/Accessible Version

This tutorial will show you how to find resources using Summon. In this tutorial, you will learn how to: search for information using keywords; use limiters to refine your results; and save your citations.

Finding Textbooks Printer-Friendly/Accessible Version

This tutorial will show you how to find textbooks using Course Reserves and Summon. In this tutorial, you will learn how to: search for books by keyword, title, author, and course information; use course reserves and Summon; and find the location of an item (stacks, reserves, archives, etc.).

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E. H. Butler Library, SUNY Buffalo State
1300 Elmwood Ave, Buffalo, NY 14222
Phone: (716) 878 6300
Fax: (716) 878-3134
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