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Welcome to the La Salle University LibGuide for IBS Students


Welcome to the La Salle University LibGuide for 

International Baccalaureate (IB) Program Students





IMPORTANT NOTE: IB Program participants will use the Free Library of Philadelphia (FLP) as their "information resource". A FLP library card is required. This card will give participants access to the print and online materials needed to meet the needs of the IB Program.  

Participants should see their School Administrator or IB Program Director for more information.


For additional assistance, you can also contact Bernetta R. Doane, Reference and Instruction Librarian, Connelly Library, La Salle University at 215-951-1287 or


LibGuide Navigation


Using the Blue Tabs at the top of this guide

  • The Home tab is the Welcome page. It also provides basic information about the International Baccalaureate (IB)  programs,and a link and video about the Free Library of Philadelphia (FLP)
  • For help in creating your own Research Plan, see the Creating a Research Plan tab.  This tab includes a link to an example Research Plan, as well as a link to a blank plan that you can download and use with your own topics.
  • The Book Sources tab contains information about searching the FLP library catalog for books and e-books, as well as searching the e-book database directly.
  • The Magazine/Journal Articles tab contains tips for quickly evaluating relevant articles, databases for finding journal articles, and information on how to locate the full text of articles in journals, etc.
  • The News & Newspaper Article Databases tab contains links to online newspaper databases that provide access to local, regional, national, archival (historical), and topic-specific newspapers.
  • The Interlibrary Loan tab explains how the FLP can borrow materials from other libraries for your use.
  • The Style Guide Resources tab contains tools to help you formulate your citations in MLA style.

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