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Becoming A Scholar

This guide shares content relevant to the Becoming A Scholar course, the first year student experience in the Bluffton Blueprint.

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Musselman Library is ready to assist you in your quest to become a scholar, with the resources you'll need to discover new knowledge and solve the puzzles of your interests.  

This guide is designed as a companion to your work in the Becoming a Scholar course, with content from your library orientation modules.


Your journey as a scholar...

"Learning to do research now will help you today and prepare you for what's to come... Done well, your [research] project prepares you to join the oldest and most esteemed of human conversations, one conducted for millennia among philosophers, engineers, biologists, social scientists, historians, literary critics, linguists, theologians, not to mention CEOs, lawyers, marketers, investment managers -- the list is endless..."

Wayne C. Booth, Gregory G. Colomb, and Joseph M. Williams, in The Craft of Research