The Ellen Clarke Bertrand Library

Bucknell Thesis Writers' Guide

Resources to help get you started

Remember to consult specific Research by Subject guides for specific sources, and to contact a librarian for subject-specific help!

Additional Resources

Stop in for Research Assistance

Stop by the Research Help area during regular semesters, Monday - Thursday, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.. and Friday, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. or make an appointment with your librarian.

Interlibrary Loan

Looking for an item that we don't have? Look for the "Get it" button in WorldCat and databases.

Set up a free interlibrary loan account.

Finding Specific Journals

Looking for a specific journal, magazine, or newspaper?

Search Journals A-Z 

Need The Full-Text?

Sometimes the full-text of the article is not available from a database.

Use the GET IT button to request a copy from another library.  

Articles usually arrive in two or three days.  You will be notified by email when they arrive.

The Writing Process

Research is only half of the equation when you're working on an academic project.  You must now synthesize your ideas and sources into a logical, coherent product.  Here are some links that will help you with this process.