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Research & Find

Learn how to start your research and find resources, tools and services. With access to special digital collections, research guides and university archives, our research resources go beyond just databases.

Start my research

Hit the ground running with our simple quick-start guide to research. We have the resources and tools to make your research easier!


Special Collections & Archives

The Libraries house unique and rare collections, including cookery, Kansas culture and K-State history. Explore our collections and connect with knowledgeable staff to support your research needs.



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Research guides

Our research guides, created by our expert librarians, can help direct your research journey according to your specific subject. There are also guides to help you with topics like creating citations and bibliographies and finding e-books.

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Learn how the Libraries can help save you money on textbooks through several programs, including Textbooks 2.0 and course reserves.

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