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Information for Graduate Students

Learn about library resources and services designed to support your research & teaching needs.

Request Library Instruction

Schedule Library Instruction sessions on

  • Developing effective search skills.
  • Evaluating information sources.
  • Understanding copyright and avoiding plagiarism.
  • Incorporating audio and video into assignments.
  • Using geospatial and data sources.
  • Locating primary source materials.
  • Using bibliographic management software.

Ask your Subject Librarian to

  • Provide an in-class session for your students on locating, using and evaluating information sources.
  • Create an online research guide tailored for your course.
  • Assess whether the library has the resources needed to complete assignments.

Library Tutorials

Course Reserves

Place physical materials on reserve to ensure that all students in your class have access to course-related resources. Check the policies and procedures for the library you intend to use. Also, consider asking your subject librarian if an online version is available.

Search Course Reserves

Library Materials in Canvas

Finding Library Materials for Your Class

What You Need to Know

If the materials you need are not available online,

If the materials are already available online, ask your subject librarian to

  • Help you create URLs to library-owned articles, eBooks and other online materials that will work off-campus.

  • Verify that access to a specific eBook is not limited to a single user.

Media Projects

Make an appointment with our Media Literacy Librarian for help in designing media projects for your classes and to get information on the equipment and software available to your students.

Be sure to check out The Studio, a media production lab located in the Commons. The Studio supports student media projects and classroom instruction.