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Explore the Library
This page contains links to guides that will help aquaint you with the Robert L. Carothers Library at the University of Rhode Island and its services. Access these links if you need a primer on using the online library catalog; instructions on finding books and journals; reminders on how to evaluate or properly cite information resources.
Important note: Your student ID is also your library card. For virtual services such as book requests through the library catalog, database article access and item requests through interlibrary loan, you'll be prompted to enter your URI credentials. For further information, see http://uri.libguides.com/ezproxy
Welcome to the Library
This guide provides an overview of services available in the Carothers Library.
User Guides for General Library Information
Here, you'll find a wide array of user guides to orient you to the Carothers Library and its services, including how to evaluate resources and cite information properly. A useful resource for first-time visitors, both online and in-person!
Library Skills Tutorial
This self-guided tutorial will show you how to search for books in the library catalog by keyword or subject, plus introduce you to the Library of Congress Classification System.
URI Libraries Search
Locate books, videos, online resources and more available through the URI Libraries.
Finding Journal Articles
This guide will show you the basics of searching the library databases to find both print and electronic journals.
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