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Online Searching: Principles & Specifics: Home


This guide provides some commonly used, specific basic search techniques that can be applied to many of the online information resources available through Murphy Library. For more information, please contact a reference librarian. 

Research Assistance

Reference Desk

Librarians can help you learn to make the most of the information resources, tools, and services of Murphy Library and beyond!

Weekdays & Sunday afternoons (fall/spring):

  • Visit us at the reference desk (1st floor)
  • Call us at 608.785.8508
  • Web Chat with us

Any time (year-round):

Local history and/or archives research? Special Collections / Area Research Center specialists are available!