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Brown-Daniel Library Tennessee State University: 

Brown-Daniel Library Tennessee State University Providing Access to Information Technologies

Library Departments: 

Library Departments Reference Acquisitions\Serials Cataloging Special Collections & Archives Circulation Media Centers Library at Avon Williams Campus

Hours of Operation Brown-Daniel Library: 

Hours of Operation Brown-Daniel Library Monday-Thursday 7:30 a.m. - 11:45 p.m. Friday 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Saturday 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Sunday 2:00 p.m. - 11:45 p.m. *Changes will be posted on Doors and Internet

Avon Williams Campus 10th and Charlotte Avenue: 

Avon Williams Campus 10th and Charlotte Avenue Monday-Thursday 8:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. Friday 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Saturday 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Sunday 2:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. *Changes will be posted on Doors and Internet

First Floor: 

First Floor Circulation Desk Reserves Circulating Books A - LD Reading and Display Area TSU Olympians Exhibit Art Corner Computer Workstations

Second Floor: 

Second Floor General Reference Service Information Desk Services Electronic Resources Print Resources Government Publications Interlibrary Services Microform Collection Group Study Rooms

Third Floor: 

Third Floor Circulating Books (continued) M - Z (Library of Congress) Dewey Decimal, Fiction Oversize Book Collection Youth Collection Special Collections Computer Lab Bibliographic Instruction Classroom

Locating Books: 

Locating Books Online Catalog Athena

DRA Web Access: 

DRA Web Access Click on “Catalogs/Books ” Click on “Online Catalog” Perform search by Author, Title, Subject, or Any Word access

Accessing Periodicals: 

Accessing Periodicals Complete List of Online and Print Journals  Periodical Holdings Periodical Holdings by Subject Periodical Holdings by Location (Main Campus) Periodical Holdings by Location (Avon Williams Campus)

Web-based Access to Periodicals Databases: 

Web-based Access to Periodicals Databases Databases by Title Databases by Subject Choose Appropriate Database

Search Engines for the Web: 

Search Engines for the Web Library users may click on the “Search the Web” link on the TSU Homepage (which provides access to Metacrawler) or use any of the following Search Engines by using the http://www. prefix in the URL (Uniform Resource Locator) Google AltaVista Dogpile Webcrawler Yahoo Excite Lycos

Search Strategies: 

Search Strategies Search Strategies Use What Is Known As Boolean Logic to Locate Relevant Articles. They are: AND OR NOT

Boolean Logic: 

Boolean Logic Example: Find articles related to homes that use solar energy as a source of power. How the AND, OR, and NOT operators are used: Homes AND solar energy (Homes OR residences) AND solar energy Homes AND solar energy NOT Nuclear energy

Remote/Off Campus Access: 

Remote/Off Campus Access Click on “Remote Access (Off-Campus) ” Follow instructions under “Remote Access to TSU Library Electronic Resources” Call and/or leave message at 963-5201 or 963-5489 if unable to access resources


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