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PHIL 101: Home

Some research tools for Philosophy 101 students in Professor Zirlott's class!

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Research Questions: Reference Desk | 2nd Floor | 301-687-4424 |

Checking out materials/Billing: Circulation Desk | 3rd Floor (Main Floor) | 301-687-4395

DVDs, Videos, Microforms: Media Desk | 2nd Floor | 301-687-4426

The Library also has subject librarians who have specialized knowledge in certain disciplines. Contact them to set up a consultation or send an e-mail to Ask A Librarian.

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Ease into the research process!

The PHIL 101 Research Guide is designed to ease you into the research process for Philosophy 101 and maybe even other classes at Frostburg State University.

This library introduction to academic research will give you valuable tips about how to:

  • Identify key concepts and use them in your searches

  • Locate books that you can check out in the Ort Library (or other University System of Maryland libraries) using OneSearch

  • Find journal articles in OneSearch and the library databases

  • Explore the Internet for credible Web sources and evaluate them

  • Cite in Chicago style


Tip: As you go through this tabbed PHIL 101 guide, take a look at the extra information and links to tools in the left and right sidebars. They may enrich and inform your research experience.

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Lewis J. Ort Library
Frostburg State University
Frostburg, MD 21532

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5th Floor
• Book Stacks P — Z
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4th Floor
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• Pearl F. Ort Conference Room
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3rd Floor
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• Technical Services Department
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• Lost and Found
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