Atmiya Library & Learning Centre
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Articles & Research Databases
Literature on your research topic and direct access to articles online, when available at AITS.
Search print periodical and Alphabetical list of journal titles held at AITS.
Alphabetical list of electronic journal titles held at AITS.
Library materials reserved for your classes.
E-Newspapers, Media, Maps & More
Recommendations for finding news, audio/video, images, government publications, data sets and other types.
Librarian recommended resources & research tips tailored to your topic.
Citation Styles & Tools
Quick MLA, APA, and Chicago style guides for bibliographies; citation management software info.
Collections & Archives
Unique online and physical collections on specific subjects, in distinct formats, and in special archives.
Mobile-optimized research databases and library-related mobile apps.
Use the Libraries
Your Library Account
Log in to renew borrowed materials, check on items you have requested, and pay fines.
Study & Meeting Spaces
Study, conference, event, and meeting spaces, and how to reserve them.
Computers & Printing
Computers, printers, and scanners in the Libraries.
Interlibrary Loan & Document Delivery Service
Get PDFs of print articles delivered via email and borrow items not held at AITS.
Borrowing & Access
What you can check out from the Libraries, how long, renewals, and returns.
Help & Support
Examples of digital scholarship at the AITS and where to get assistance with any phase of your project.
Scholarly Publishing & Open Access
Info on your rights as an author and open-access publishing alternatives.
Graduate Funding Info Service
Assistance with locating funding for research, tuition, travel, and other graduate school-related expenses.
Tools for archiving and publishing the products of your research, including data sets, monographs, images, articles, and reports.
Collaborative library instructional services that can improve the research and information skills of your students.
Massive Open Online Courses(MOOCs) provides courses offered by the top universities and colleges in a wide range of subjects.
Resources for Writing
Campus writing help and links to online resources.
Libraries & Hours
Contact info, map location, and hours for all library branches.
News Events Exhibits
What's going on at the Libraries: announcements, upcoming events, and current exhibits.
Staff directory and info about the Office of the Dean and other library departments.
Student, staff, and librarian job opportunities at the Libraries.
Support the Libraries
Give to the Libraries! Join the Friends of the Libraries.
Libraries policies governing use of library resources, space, and services.
Current Libraries strategic goals and initiatives.
Resources for Writing
How to write an essay
How to write a report
How to write a dissertation
How to write a literature review
How to write a questionnaire
How to write a formal letter
How to write a research proposal
Using sources and avoiding plagiarism
Writing summaries of source material
Developing an argument
Situation Problem Response Evaluation
Using tables and figures
Comparing and contrasting
Academic writing style
Avoiding personal language
Terms of reference
Writing effective sentences
Cohesion: linking words and phrases
Using the correct word type
Numbers and abbreviations
Proofreading and editing
STUDY SKILLS GUIDES
Critical analysis skills
Developing skills of reflection
Problem solving frameworks
Listening and notetaking skills
Talking about the present
Talking about the past
Talking about the future
Modal auxiliary verbs
“If” structures (conditionals)
Countable and uncountable nouns
Articles and determiners
Learning in Engineering
Learning in labs
Participating in tutorials
Learning from lectures
Taking notes in lectures
Managing your study
New study patterns
Making Unit Guide
Efficient reading strategies
Preparing for exams