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Information Literacy at Idaho State University: Get Help

It defines information literacy and leads students to useful resources.

Where can I find specific research?

Some classes like microbiology, art, or dance may be more specialized. Consider using our subject guides:

Meet with a librarian! 

Come to the Oboler Library during the following hours without an appointment to meet with us.

  • We are located at the main Circulation Desk on the 1st floor of the Oboler Library, on the corner of 9th and Martin Luther King, Jr. Way
  • Fall and Spring Reference Desk hours 
    • Monday-Thursday 9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
    • Friday 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
    • Saturday Noon - 3:00 p.m.
    • Sunday 4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
  • Summer Reference Desk hours
    • Monday-Friday 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
    • Other times by appointment.

View the extended hours for the library and its departments.

So long as you give us a bit of notice, you can meet with a subject librarian for one-on-one help with your project:

Get Help!


Eli M. Oboler Library (Pocatello): (208) 282-2958

  • Reference Desk: (208) 282-3152
  • Renewals, fines, & account information: (208) 282-4489
  • Circulation Desk: (208) 282-3248

ISU Library - Meridian: (208) 373-1817

ISU Library - Idaho Falls: (208) 282-7906


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How to Search like a Boss

(A video from one of our LLIB 1115 Three-Credit Course)


OneSearch for Articles


Keyword Searching


Subject Headings


Combining Searches: Boolean Search Operators


Citation Mining - Getting Unstuck in Your Search

Registering for ILLiad Interlibrary Loan


Requesting Articles using ILLiad Interlibrary Loan


Retrieving Interlibrary Loan Articles via ILLiad


Requesting Books using ILLiad Interlibrary Loan


Requesting Books using ILLiad Interlibrary Loan


Requesting Document Delivery via ILLiad Interlibrary Loan

Searching Google Scholar


Finding Reference Sources and Statistics with Google


Using Wikipedia

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