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RWS 1301

This research guide is for any RWS 1301 course. It is a general source where students can find sources for their RWS 1301 course.

What It Is

MinerQuest is what you use to search the Library's catalog!

The Library's Catalog is what you search to find things the Library owns like:

  • Books
  • Government Documents
  • Titles of Journals
  • Titles of Periodicals
  • Visual Media (streaming videos, dvds, etc.)

"Checking Out" Books

To check something out from the Library, take it to the Access Services Desk, just past the scanners at the entrance

Make sure you bring your Miner Gold Card (your ID card)

Helpful Video Tutorials

Click on the following links to view a short tutorial on each topic. For flash-free mobile and Apple devices click on

Intro to the Library 

Searching the Library's Catalog  

Compiling Your Sources: Books  

Compiling your Sources: E-Books  

The Library of Congress Classification System       

How to Find Books Using Encore

Locations in Library

500 W. University Avenue : El Paso, TX, 79968-0582 : (915) 747-5672
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