How do I find an article on my subject at the Library?


  1. First, identify keywords and concepts based on your topic and thesis. 
  2. Then on the library homepage enter those terms into the MinerQuest Search box.  

Screenshot of MinerQuest search box


  1. Apply filters on your search results to either broaden or narrow your results. See the example below. 


Sample Topic – SAT Test Goes Digital in the U.S. in 2024 

Research the reasons that the SAT Test will be given digitally starting in 2024.


Sample Search: 

Advanced search box with multiple terms

*Remember to use keywords and ideas and not compete sentences or questions.  

 View Finding Articles in MinerQuest for more tips. 

 Finally, if you ever want to meet with a librarian in-person or online, do not hesitate to contact a Librarian related to your subject area or stop by the Access Services Desk.  


For more information, please contact the Access Services Desk at or call us at (915) 747-5672.  

  • Last Updated Sep 05, 2023
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  • Answered By Research & Instruction Librarians

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