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Library Orientation For Parents   Tags: first_year_student, new_student, parent  

A guide to refer to when your student calls for help.
Last Updated: Jul 6, 2011 URL: Print Guide RSS UpdatesEmail Alerts

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During the Fall and Spring semester, the Undergraduate Library and Grainger Engineering Library are open 24 hours a day five days a week. These libraries open Sunday at 10 a.m. and are open continuously until Friday at 10 p.m. Saturday hours are 10am to 10pm.



Library services designed for your student.

The fastest way to get help with research is to instant message a librarian. This website explains our virtual librarian service: Ask A Librarian

For personalized research help insist your student visit our Librarian's Office Hours. They can get in-depth research help for all questions.

Your student is always welcome to ask any research question in person at the Research Desk.

There are a number of article databases your student has access to as well. Visit any library for more information.

Research Help

  • Subject Guides  
    These subject guides will help to find a topic for a research paper, and suggest sources of additional information.
  • Writers Workshop  
    There is a Writers Workshop Located in the Undergraduate Library. Visit early and often for help on any part of the writing process.
  • Research Writing Rescue  
    The Research Writing Rescue is your personal compass to research and writing success.

Undergrad Library Information


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