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Graduate Research Survival Guide

This guide provides resources to help you write a graduate level paper, thesis or dissertation.

Database Access for Thesis-Only Students

Thesis-only graduate students will automatically be enrolled in TRDIS-700 for each semester for a cost of $100, until their thesis has been submitted and approved. Please contact the Graduate Studies Office, 715-232-2211 with questions about continuous enrollment.

Database Access Problem:
If access is denied when trying to connect to the library databases this may be because all Stout users are required to change their passwords for server security. A Stout student e-mail account is run through a different server and so may stay active whereas the password used for other campus servers will need to be updated. To change a password go to the Stout Password Site.

LIbrary access as Thesis-only student

  • Enrollment in TRDIS-700  includes full access to every UW-Stout University Library resource we have legal right to grant, including Distance Education Services, Interlibrary-Loan (ILL) and UW-Libraries Direct Borrowing.
  • When you identify articles not available in full-text, you can order them through Interlibrary Loan (ILL).  Access your ILLiad account to submit a request.  You will receive an email from us once the item is located and scanned for you.  See also Interlibrary Loan for Distance Patrons.