Information for Graduate Students
Do you need more in-depth help finding information for your papers, projects, thesis, or other research? Would you like to meet one-on-one with a librarian to learn how to better use the library? If so, please fill out this form or contact the librarian in your subject area. If you fill out the form below, a librarian will contact you to schedule an appointment.
We will help you to use the research databases, library catalog, and other resources to find articles and books for your papers, and show you how to obtain resources that we don't have in our library. This service is provided for students, faculty, and staff at UNCW.
Graduate Study and Computer Lab
Graduate students have a study lounge area with networked computers located on the second floor designed specifically for their use. This space is accessible via OneCard swipe.
Document Services provides access to materials held by Randall Library. Graduate students may request scans of articles and book chapters from items in the Library’s collection. Delivery of books and other materials is available to Distance Education students, graduate students completing degree requirements outside of the Wilmington area, and graduate students based at CMS (including those displaced from Dobo after Hurricane Florence). For more information please see the Document Services policy.
Need a book or journal article that we don't have in Randall Library? Request it through Interlibrary Loan. Just provide the citation and we'll find it for you.
Creating Journal and Article Alerts
Many library databases will alert you when new records satisfying specific search criteria (e.g., journal title or keywords) are added. In order to access these features, you may need to save your search, view your search history, and/or create a free account with the licensed database provider.
For help setting up article alerts using library databases, watch this video or contact your liaison librarian.
New Title Alerts
We offer subject-based RSS feeds of new titles (Books, CDs, DVDs and Government Documents) that are updated on a monthly basis.
Thesis & Dissertation Resources
Scholarly Communication @ UNCW
When you write and publish journal articles, books, white papers, technical papers, give presentations, poster sessions, or make other contributions to research in your field, you participate in scholarly communication. Learn more about Scholarly Communication, Open Access and Author's Rights at our website.