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Services for BYU Faculty: Research

Research Guides

Use our Research Guides to find key library resources in your subject area.

Manage your Resources

Manage your resources and citations using a citation management and bibliography generator tool such as RefWorks, EndNote, or Zotero.  Find more information about these tools on the library's website under Services.  Bibliography Services page.

Subject Librarians

Arrange for a consultation with the librarian assigned to your college and department. Subject Librarians can help you find resources and develop strategies for discovering materials for your research and as you develop your courses.They can also provide library use instruction for classes you teach. Find out who your Subject Librarian is from the library directory or from specific Subject Guides.


ScholarsArchive is Brigham Young University’s institutional repository for scholarly and creative content produced by the University. ScholarsArchive makes research, publications, data, and journals produced by BYU faculty available to a global research audience. This is a great way to enhance your vitae. For more information, please visit our website: or contact us at (801)422-2978 |

Special Collections

The L. Tom Perry Special Collections offers access to primary resources and rare, one-of-a-kind materials on Level 2 North of the library. They also                             provide digital online access to some of their collections via the library website. For more information about personnel, specific collections, exhibits, and Special Collection policies go to their website at

Copyright & Licensing

Whether you have a question about fair use policies or need help obtaining permission to use copyrighted material, the Copyright & Licensing staff are here to help you.  Their website contains a great deal of information about copyright laws and policies and includes an instructive online tutorial. You are also welcome to contact or visit them at:

Phone: 801.422.9339
Fax: 801.422.0463
Location: 3760 HBLL (Level 3 South)
Hours: 8am – 5pm, Mon – Fri

Periodical/Journal Information

Find out if publications are refereed, academic, or available electronically.  Also learn about publication requirements for periodicals and journals.  Web of Science includes impact factor data for science and social science journals. A few other journal ranking sites are listed below too.

Faculty Research Offices

Faculty Research Rooms

Request the use of a faculty research room for special writing and research projects