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UCRS 1100 & 1850

This is a course guide for the UCRS 1000 and UCRS 1100 courses.

Welcome to UNT Libraries

Welcome to the UNT Libraries. My name is Brea Henson, and I am librarian here to help you with any questions you may have about the UNT Libraries, UNT in general, research (like how to get started and where to find materials), and how to succeed in college. I'm here to help you so please don't hesitate to email me, call me, or visit me in Willis Library.

This course guide is designed to help you learn about our libraries, how to get started on research for the UCRS career paper, and how to avoid plagiarism.  Let's get started!


Need help adjusting to college and online learning?  Check out the Help Yourself Campaign @ UNT Libraries Adjusting to College page. This page is designed to help you learn about student success and learning online. 



If you have more questions about what the UNT Libraries can do for you, just Ask US!

Surviving College 101

Student Survival Skills. The Student Survival hub offers everything you need to know to help you with the questions that face all students. With loads of free content to download and short articles addressing key topics, our aim is to help you through your time at university and beyond.


UNT Libraries Website & Catalog 

The University of North Texas has 6 different libraries locations. Each specializes in different collections and has unique hours:

  1. Willis Library: Contains Humanities, Social Sciences, Sciences, and Special Collections. Main Library. Open 24/7 with Limited Service Desk Hours.
  2. Eagle Commons Library: Contains Government Documents, Law, Political Science, Geography, and Business collections. Branch Library, Located in Sycamore Hall. 
  3. Media Library: DVDs, Games, Game Consoles, and The Nest. Branch Library, Located in Chilton Hall. 
  4. Discovery Park Library: Houses Engineering and Library Science texts. Branch Library, Located at Discovery Park. Open on M-F only.
  5. Music Library: Contains musical score, music theory, LPs and cds, and computers with composing equipment. Located on the 4th floor of Willis Library. Open 24/7 with Limited Service Desk Hours.
  6. Remote Storage: Contains older items owned by UNT. Request items from Remote Storage online or by asking a librarian for help.


Library Service Desks in Willis Library

The 24 hours desk can:

  • Check out laptops

  • Provide white board markers

  • Help reserve study spaces on the 2nd floor

  • Troubleshoot computers and printers

The Library Service Desk can:

  • Check out books

  • Take fines or fees

  • Check out calculators

  • Check out phone chargers

  • Check out Course Reserves (books on hold at the desk requested by your instructor) with a two hour check-out time

  • Help with research questions at the Reference Desk

The Public Services Offices can:

  • Provide subject research help by appointment, phone, email, and walk-in

  • Provide assignment specific research help  by appointment, phone, email, and walk-in


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