With the cooperation of the Merrill-Cazier reference librarians, we will visit during your class time or you can schedule for small groups to meet with us by appointment. We cater our instruction to match your needs covering general library services or specific databases.
For help using a single library service such as Web-of-Science searching or electronic journal access, or to receive an orientation to all library services. Our onsite equipment provides functionality for creating digital images as well as PDF files while accurately retaining the formatting and layout of documents. We will show how to use this equipment or do the job for you (within certain limits – see FACT link at the bottom of this page for large jobs).
Book purchase requests may be submitted online. Consideration will be given to natural resources based books that are unique to the Quinney Library.
Fee-Based Bibliographic Research
Quinney Library can conduct librarian-mediated searching through a fee-based Dialog Search Service. The service will be limited to CNR affiliated personnel and the cost will be determined on a case-by-case basis.
Interlibrary Loan requests to borrow materials from other libraries should be made via the Merrill-Cazier Interlibrary Loan Department on the web. Stop in if you need help using this feature.
Instructor Course Reserves
The Reserves Desk makes your tangible books, articles, course materials, videos, and personal copies available to students in the library. Electronic items are made available from the Merrill-Cazier Course Reserves department. Any instructor can place material on reserve for a class by bringing them to the library. Reserves have a 2 hour, 24 hour, or 3 day checkout option. Please contact us at 797-2464 for more information.
Wireless Laptop Networking
Wireless networking provides Internet access throughout Library for all current USU students, faculty and staff. For instructions on how to access the network on your laptop go to the USU Wireless Networking Instructions on the Information Technology web site or visit the service desk in the Janet Quinney Lawson (JQL) Building in room 108.
The Quinney Library provides access to:
1 Apple-based laptop
2 External DVD Recorders
2 digital cameras
1 LCD Projector w/screen
This equipment can be used for PowerPoint presentations, research projects, class group work etc. The laptop has wireless web browsing capabilities, PDF and image viewing, and word, excel, and PowerPoint Microsoft office software. The digital camera includes an internal disk to save images and the USB cable for downloading. Equipment may be checked out for 3 days. If you know in advance that you’ll need the equipment, please call to reserve at 797-2464. To check out equipment, bring your ID card to the first floor circulation desk of Quinney Library.
Guides and Tutorials
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