Research Tools

Students studying in the Mansfield Library

Use the following research tools to find the information you need. Contact the Information Center if you need further assistance.

Find Anything

Search Everything

Locate books, articles, digitized content, and more.

Find Resources for Your Subject

Research Guides

Guides to resources for various disciplines. Find general guides on citation styles, copyright, plagiarism, and more, too.

Find Articles


Locate and search electronic databases by subject discipline or alphabetically. Over 400 databases provide access to full-text articles, e-books, newspapers, book chapters, and more.


Locate a specific journal title or browse titles of electronic and print journals by subject.

Citation Search

Enter an article citation to see full-text options.

Additional Resources

Course Reserve Materials

Locate the items on reserve for your courses, both electronic items and those you need to check out at the library.

Request Materials

Request an item that the library does not own. The Mansfield Library will borrow it from another library for you.

Video Tutorials

Video tutorials to guide you through topic selection, keyword and advanced searching, databases & research guides and information ethics.


The Mansfield Library offers a variety of workshops to assist you with your academic research.  

Find Digitized Materials

Digital Collections

View extensive collections of digitized materials from the Mansfield Library, including historic and contemporary photos, maps, manuscripts, documents, and more.


Open access repository that preserves and provides free online access to published and unpublished research and creative scholarship by UM faculty, students, and staff.

Find Unique Materials

Archives & Special Collections

Archives & Special Collections helps to document the history of the region through its unique and valuable manuscript and print holdings. Access historic maps, newspapers, state government documents, oral histories, manuscripts, and photos.

Manage Your Research

Citation Style Guides

Style guides provide information on writing and publication in various disciplines, including how to format manuscripts and cite sources. For example, the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, often referred to as APA style, covers writing for the behavioral and social sciences, manuscript structure, style mechanics, how to display results and credit and reference sources, details of the publication process, and more.


RefWorks is a citation management tool that stores your electronic articles in one place for easy access, organization, citation and sharing.

Help and Assistance

For further assistance, contact the library or your subject librarian. We're here to help.