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Welcome to the Parrish Library Student Reference Resources guide. This guide can be used to help patrons who ask research based reference questions, as well as a refresher for yourself, on what resources are available.
Reference is used at the beginning stages of a research journey to...
Use the questions in the flow chart below to help decide which resource or resources would be best for the patron based on the information they're looking for. This process is sometimes referred to as a "reference interview."
When helping patrons at the desk with their reference questions, keep in mind the following: