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Student Success Toolkit

Increasing access to resources and research assistance.

Librarians Can Help

Need help finding articles and books for your paper or project? We can show you how and when to search for just the right information for your assignment.

Option 1: Look for the Ask A LibrarianAsk Us icon found throughout our website to get help when you need it. Contact us via chat, email, phone, or visit us in person at the Reference Desk.

Option 2: Start at the Get Help page for assistance planning research, finding information, citing and evaluating sources, and writing assignments.

Option 3: Sign up for LS 101: Introduction to Academic Research, the library's 1-credit course to learn how to refine your research topic, identify, find, and evaluate sources, and use sources ethically. This class will give you the tools necessary to succeed in research!

Academic Support


Off-campus: Access online content from home/dorm/work.

Course Reserves: Materials placed by instructors at the library for the use of their students.

Textbooks: A student's guide for finding textbooks.

Study Rooms: Available for reservations for both group and individual study.

Print, Scan, Copy, Fax: Information on how, where, and prices.

Computers, Laptops, & Internet Access: Use a computer, borrow a laptop, or connect to the internet.

WolfCard: Your official UAA ID and your library card.

Interlibrary Loan: Borrow items from other libraries.


Writing Center: Consultants work with UAA students at all levels to help improve their reading and writing skills.

Math Lab: Tutors assist UAA students at all levels to improve their math and reasoning skills.

Live Homework Help: Get free online tutoring for subjects like math, English, and history. Work with a live tutor or use the resources to study independently. Available to all Alaska residents.

Need Help?

Chat, email, call or visit.

Guide Owner

This guide is maintained by Lorelei Sterling and Christie Ericson.

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