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Educational Research: Getting Started

Accessing Library Materials On-Campus

  • To check-out library resources, you MUST have a university ID card
  • If you DO NOT have a university ID card, contact Safety & Security at (417) 328-1556
  • Use your ID card to check-out books in-person at SBU & other MOBIUS libraries
  • ID cards are FREE for SBU faculty, staff, and students

Accessing Library Materials Electronically Off-Campus

  • Log-on to our network 
  • Enter your username (s, plus 7-digit University ID/Example: s0537350)
  • Enter your password (6-digit birthdate, unless you have changed this in your MySBU account)
  • If you are unable to log-on, please contact the HelpDesk at (417) 328-1702.


Welcome to the LibGuide for Educational Research. As this is a graduate level class, we will be seeking to add depth to our research skills.

Click on any of the above tabs for help on those topics.

Feel free to contact me at any time with any questions you may have.

Library Orientation Guide

Links to the Pages

Finding Infomation - links to databases, the catalog and other research information

Tutorials - video help for searching, saving searches

Preliminary Searching - help for conducting a search, locating articles that were not in full text

Evaluating Resources - guidelines for testing your information

Acquisitions & Collection Development Librarian

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Susan Kromrie
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Harriett K. Hutchens Library
1600 University Avenue
Bolivar, MO 65613
Room 145