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We know that graduate students are extremely busy, balancing the demands of work, school, and personal life; therefore, we have put many of our resources on the web. Below is a united preview of the extensive collection available only to UTSA graduate students through our Blackboard page, Grad Assist. Many more resources are available through our Blackboard page, including live and recorded workshops, discussion boards, and downloadable handouts.


UTSA Libraries Ask a Librarian
UTSA Libraries Research Guides
Research Skills in the Library Video
Workshops and Events through UTSA Libraries

SPSS Workshops

Comparing means of two numeric variables
Comparing mean scores between two groups
Comparing mean scores among more than two groups
Correlations among numeric variables
Simple regression analysis

Critical Thinking

Critical Thinking (.pdf)


EndNote streaming video
EndNote for PC LibGuide
EndNote for Mac LibGuide


UTSA Writing Center

Writing 101 - Organize & Structure

Basic Approach to Organized Writing Handout

Cite Right! How to use the research you find

EndNote for PC LibGuide
EndNote for Mac LibGuide
Cite it Right LibGuide

APA 6th Edition Citation & Writing Style Guide

APA 6th ed Quick Sheet
APA Checklist
APA Citation Style Video

Chicago Citation Guide & Writing Style

Chicago Citation Style Quicksheet

MLA Citation Guide & Writing Style

MLA Quicksheet

Framing Your Research Question

Framing Your Research Question Video

Making Connections

Synthesizing Research for Lit Reviews Video

External Links for Further Resources

OWL: Purdue's Writing & Citation Website

CUNY’s Writing Tutorials

Grad Resources Website: Dissertation Checklist & Sample Schedule

How to Organize a Thesis by Prof. Chinneck (Canadian professor)

Dissertation Calculator

Graduate Writing Kit

Writing an Academic Paper

Academic Excellence

Expectations & Excellence in Grad School

Tools for Graduate Student Success Video
Manage Research & Readings (.pdf)

Time Management

Semester Calendar (.xlsx)
Semester Calendar ( .pdf)
Weekly Calendar (.doc)
Weekly Calendar (.pdf)

Stress Management

StressBusters for Grad Students
Tips, Humor, & Inspiration
StressBusters (.pdf)

Dr. Chelle Davis "Relaxation Techiques" .mp3 .wma

Imposter Syndrome

IS WebQuest (.pdf)

Piled Higher & Deeper Comic Strip

Professional Development

Be Your Strongest (.pdf)

Successful Academic (External website)

Authentic Happiness (External website)