Your studies at Gonzaga University will likely include ample research; the Foley Library is here to support you in your research endeavors.
Searching by subject, topic of interest, or keyword
Primo Library Search
Start here to find the thousands of books, media, and scholarly journal articles housed in the Library and available to you electronically.
DatabasesBrowse our list of over 300 databases; through our databases you can search for full text articles, find an ebook, or watch streaming documentaries and movies.
Searching for a specific article
Periodicals @ Foley / Journal Search
Here you can search a list of all journals and periodicals that Foley Library subscribes to, both in print and full text online. When you need a specific article, this is your place to start; search for the journal title the article was published in.
Primo Library Search - Advanced Search
Our comprehensive library search also allows you to search by article title, using the advanced search function you can specify details such as author, or source journal title, to find your article faster.
Using the Library
Learn about the resources Foley Library offers and how to use them, or take an Online Library Orientation, complete with hands-on exercises and self quizzes.
Research Subject Guides
From Accounting to World History, subject guides are curated by librarians here at Foley to help you find the best resources for your area of study. We maintain 49 subject oriented guides, as well as many supplementary guides on topics such as citation help, or accessing multi-media resources through the library.
Tools for your research
ILL / InterLibrary Loan
For when you need a book or article not available at Foley, place a request through our easy to use online Interlibrary Loan system
The Foley Library will support Zotero moving forward. Zotero is a free, open-source, web-based tool for managing citations and PDFs, and creating bibliographies. It is highly customizable with a robust user community and works online and on your desktop. Since it is a freely available tool, you can continue using it if you leave the University.
Please see our guide on Moving References from Refwork to Zotero. You can also setup a Research Appointment with one of our Liaison Librarians, and checkout our Getting Started with Zotero guide.
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