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Research Support: Discovery

Locate research materials with PittCat+


Work with your library subject specialist to conduct a literature review


Search disciplinary and multidisciplinary databases like Scopus, ScienceDirect, or JSTOR


Identify existing datasets for your research in repositories like ICPSR, Dryad, or Dataverse


Create a personal bookshelf of your favorite journals using Browzine

Borrow material from other places through EZBorrow or inter-library loan


Request that we purchase books, media, and technical standard documents


Explore primary resource collections online or at the Archives Service CenterSpecial Collections, or the Center for American Music


Stay current by identifying researcher communities and by creating alerts for new materials related to a topic of interest


Use library spaces. Doctoral candidates can request a private dissertation writing carrel; anyone can collaborate in one of our group study rooms

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