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How to use library research services: Start Here

Call the library at 248.204.3000 or email us at

Connect with the Library

The LTU Library is located in the basement of the Wayne H. Buell Management Building, one floor below campus dining. It can be reached by the elevator at the North end of Buell or the staircase at the South end of Buell. A map of campus can be located here.

You may call the library during its hours of operation at 248.204.3000. Please note that assistance may not be available during extended "study hours" at the library.

(Please check here for librarian availability. If you leave a voicemail, your call will be returned by a librarian the next time one is on site.)

You can email the library at and a librarian will respond as soon as possible.

Lawrence Technological University participates in Research Help Now, a virtual reference service provided by 15 Michigan academic institutions. Click here to talk to a librarian, 24 hours a day! (You can also click here to learn more about Research Help Now.)

The LTU Library's website is located here. You can access the library's Research Guides here.

Site Content

An introduction for those who need to conduct research, gather and evaluate materials and properly cite the materials used in their research. For detailed tutorials (including how-to videos) on the LTU Library's online databases and library resources, click here.

How to do Research is an overview of the steps, standards and tools necessary to perform research in an academic environment.

Items at LTU Library is an overview of how to search LTU's TechCat library catalog and what types of materials are available to students in the library, through its subscription databases and through Interlibrary Loan from other institutions.

Items outside of LTU is an overview of how to use materials at other libraries, including the MOBIUS system for LTU students in Missouri.

Online Resources is an overview of academic resources available to students via the Internet.

Research Guides is an overview to online tools developed by the librarians at the LTU Library to support LTU's academic and library programs. We highly recommend that you take a look at these.

Citation Assistance is an overview to the RefWorks citation tool and includes links to tutorials on how to set-up and use your RefWorks account (free to all LTU Students and Faculty).