Research Services

Research Assistance

The library provides personalized research assistance with major research problems as well plagiarism resources. For research assistance:

Scholarly Communications

Want assistance with sharing and preserving your research and other scholarly writing? The Scholarly Communications Librarian can help! In addition, she can help you and your students with depositing research into our WT Repository, making it available to the University community and the public. For further information, please contact Kelly Hoppe.

To find out more, check out:

WT Repository

Interlibrary Loan

Need a book or article we don’t have here? We can usually get it for you from another library through Interlibrary Loan. For finding materials beyond our search boxes and databases, try WorldCat.

Request an Item through ILL

Checkout Items

  • Check out up to 100 items for 120 days each.
  • 3 renewals allowed.
  • Have others checkout items for you by using our proxy services

Find Out More about Checking Out Materials

Faculty Research Poster Sessions

Faculty are invited to participate in the Annual Faculty Research Poster session, which is held every spring.


Organize and automatically create references and citations for your sources. Requires creation of a personal account.


Access from Off Campus

WT faculty & staff can use library resources from anywhere. Just use the same login as for SSO. If you have any problems, Email a Librarian.

Study Rooms

You can book the following study rooms online:

After booking, just come to the Research & Access Desk to check-in.

Instruction Services

Library Instruction Sessions

Library instruction offers students information on resources and services available from Cornette Library. Sessions are keyed to a particular library assignment so students learn how to use appropriate print and electronic sources. Evaluation and citation of sources are also covered.

Please see the Instruction Calendar for checking availability when scheduling and checking the date/time of your scheduled session.

Schedule a Session

For further information please see the Library Instruction FAQ.

Course Guides

A Course Guide is a library website that points students to relevant library resources and services for that specific course.

Please visit our Course Guides list to see examples.

Want a course guide created for your class? Please contact your liaison librarian or Kelly Hoppe.

Course Reserves

Have course readings that you want to ensure all students have access to? You can place items on reserve to ensure everyone has equal access to your course materials by providing us the materials and filling out the:

Reserve Request Form

For further information, you can visit our Reserves page, Email a Librarian, or call (806) 651-2215.

Open Educational Resources (OER)

Interested in low cost/no cost resources for your instructional materials?

OER provides on means for lowering costs for your students. Connect with your Scholarly Communications Librarian about incorporating and creating OER.

Find Out More about Open Educational Resources

Films on Demand

A streaming video platform that enables access to thousands of films from such providers as PBS, National Geographic, NOVA, Ken Burns, BBC, Frontline, ABC, CBC, NBC, TED, Bill Moyers, the American Museum of Natural History, and many more.

Films on Demand

Suggest Purchases

Faculty are invited to suggest a purchase that will support the curriculum.

Suggest a Purchase

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