How Do I...

Frequently asked questions about research and library services.

Time-saving Tips

These helpful tips from SUNY Adirondack librarians and staff should help you keep your research organized and looking good: keyboard shortcuts, Google Drive pointers and more. 

Ask a Librarian!

Check out our almost 200 pre-answered questions linked below. If not, send us a message or stop by the reference desk! 

Become a Faster Typist

Here are some fun typing game sites to help you become a faster, more accurate typist! 

Google Drive Tips

Students can easily download PDFs of books chapters and articles with our library's databases.

  • See below for tips on storing them on Google Drive.
  • You can access Google Drive from on- or off-campus: just log into your college email and click the nine-dot icon (top right of page). 

See "Creating Citations" box for more tips.

Tips from Educational Technology Staff

Screen Capture Software

Printing PowerPoints

Creating Citations

Library databases offer draft citations to help you with your research assignment's bibliography. 

  • When you find a useful article, just click the Cite or Citation link from the page linking to the article. 
  • Go to the CRW to doublecheck the citations.
  • After putting citations in alphabetic order by author, create hanging indents:

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