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Forest Carbon Program - A Resource Guide: Library Information Literacy

Research resources for the Forest Carbon Program

Interlibrary loan (ILL) Options

Interlibrary loan (ILL) allows MSU students and faculty to acquire or borrow materials (articles, books, etc.) not owned my MSU Libraries. ILLiad is the electronic system you use to request an item through Interlibrary Loan. The name ILLiad can be thought of as an acronym for InterLibrary Loan internet accessible database (ILLiad FAQ).

Catalog Searching

Video - Library Catalog Tips

What is Library Search?

Library Search provides one-stop access to most of the MSU Library's collections, including:

  • the Michigan State University Library Catalog
  • a complete list of our online journals & databases
  • articles, reference materials, and e-books from various publishers and aggregators

Use Library Search to:

  • Begin your research
  • Discover interdisciplinary sources
  • Do a quick or comprehensive search with a familiar interface
  • Search on a smart phone or tablet
  • Find materials using a citation

Libraries Search

What can you find using the MSU Libraries Search?

Direct link to "Introducing the New Library Search" on MSU Mediaspace

Video credit: Emilia Marcyk

Library Search Filters

Learn how to use filters in SearchPlus for more targeted search results.

Direct link to "SearchPlus Filters" on MSU Mediaspace