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Research services

Research services

For students

Subject librarians

Meet the research team

Our subject librarians provide consultations, instruction, and other research services. We also develop courses and workshops.

Ask your question

Meet one-on-one with a subject librarian to explore topics, resources, and more.

For faculty

Library instruction services

Vassar Librarians can teach your students to understand and use information resources. We can help you design effective research assignments, and ensure that the library has the research materials that you and your students need.

Scholarly communication

Open access and scholarship, citation management, data management, and more.


Provides full text online access to back issues of selected scholarly journals in history, economics, political science, architecture and art history and other fields. Consult the online tables of contents for holdings, as coverage varies for each title, but usually ends several years before the current year.

Citing Sources

Guidelines and formats for citing references.

Tools and guides

  • Research guides by subject
  • Going to the Source
  • Citing Sources

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