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Blissell Library at Penn State New Kensington Orientation Guide

Orientation Guide for Penn State New Kensington's Blissell Library

Getting Started with Library Research

Penn State Libraries has many online resources to help you complete your coursework successfully. 

Getting started with research is as easy as using the search box on the homepage, using LionSearch. LionSearch brings back results from the libraries collection of books, articles, news sources, and other materials, all in one place. It's a great place to get started!


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Course Guides and Subject Guides are curated databases, books and other resources to help you get started with your research.  We even have a collection of Course Guides for PSNK, for courses that the library assists with research assignments. 

Need help while you're working on an assignment? Click on Ask a Librarian on any of the Libraries pages to chat with a librarian for expert help.