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About F.I.R.S.T.

The purpose of F.I.R.S.T. is to support faculty research, curriculum development, and professional development. The FIRST program, offered through the TWU Libraries Reference Department, is designed to assist TWU Faculty with identifying and accessing material related to their research and teaching. This service is available to all TWU Faculty.

  • Receive assistance identifying and accessing materials pertinent to your research.
  • Read the TABLE OF CONTENTS of your favorite journals on your computer.
  • Set up a Weekly Search Profile to identify recent literature in your area of research.
  • Contact the TWU Library to receive the complete text of relevant citations.

Services


When participants register for the service, they are assigned a personal librarian to assist them with their individual information needs for their:

  • Publications
  • Presentations
  • Grants
  • Course Creation or Updating
  • Professional Development
  • Database Searching
  • Table of Contents Alerts
  • Keyword/Phrase Search Alerts
  • Document Delivery (PDF copies via email attachment or paper photocopies or books via campus mail for any resources needed by a faculty member and owned by the TWU Libraries or acquired through our licensed databases or Interlibrary Loan service)
  • Interlibrary Loan Order Generation
  • Bibliography or Reference List Checking
  • Chronicle of Higher Education (daily delivery via email of summary contents for the current issue and delivery via email of any articles selected by individual faculty)

Contact F.I.R.S.T. Team

Elaine Cox
Elaine Cox
940-898-3708
ecox@twu.edu
Greg Hardin
Greg Hardin
940-898-3712
ghardin@twu.edu
Jimmie Lyn Harris
Jimmie Lyn Harris
940-898-3740
jharris@twu.edu
Andy Tucker
Andy Tucker
940-898-3709
stucker@mail.twu.edu
Annita Owens
Annita Owens
940-898-3795
aowens@twu.edu
Johnathan Wilson
940-898-3739
jwilson16@twu.edu
Stephany Compton
940-898-3797
scompton@mail.twu.edu
Dallas Center
Shelly Burns
Shelly Burns
214-689-6586
sburns1@twu.edu
Dallas Center
Eula Oliphant
Eula Oliphant

 

Houston Center
Marilyn Goff
Marilyn Goff

214-689-6585
eoliphant@twu.edu

713-794-2481
mgoff@twu.edu

Connie Maxwell
Connie Maxwell
940-898-3707
cmaxwell@twu.edu

For additional information or to register for the F.I.R.S.T. program, please contact Connie Maxwell cmaxwell@twu.edu or send an e-mail to reference@twu.edu

page last updated 8/20/2014 4:06 PM