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The pages of this guide identify ways to get help using the Library and its resources

The Alma Jordan Library - Orientation for Students


The Objectives of this Guide

This guide is designed to help you:

  • Understand the purpose of the academic library
  • Explore the range of resources available at The Alma Jordan Library
  • Identify ways to get help using the Library and its resources
  • Gain insights into searching for information resources to advance your research goals


Start by looking through each page according to the tabs at the top.  Then dive in and start experimenting with the resources. Test what you've learned by taking the challenge before heading on to the next section. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us using the Ask-A-Librarian link here or on the Library's web site.

Reasons to Use the Library

  1. Help with research
  2. Help with citation styles (MLA, APA, etc.)
  3. Guidance on avoiding plagiarism
  4. E-books
  5. Thousands of online databases and journals
  6. Printed books
  7. Access to unique Caribbean content
  8. Better grades