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Getting Started with Research

Top 7 Things Students Should Know about the MSU Library

Find your library centrally located on campus near Montana Hall
Smarty Cats Tutoring is Free on the Second Floor
The Writing Center is on the first floor
Meet with a Librarian to get help with your research.
Group study rooms are located on the first and third floors of the library.
Brewed Awakening coffee shop is located on the first floor of the library.
Check out laptop and phone chargers, and other useful tech items at the service desk on the first floor.

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The posters shown in the slides above represent the final product of a co-design project involving Scott Young, User Experience & Assessment Librarian, and four undergraduate students. See more information about the #MSULIB101 prject.

Test Your Research Skills

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Get Started with this Video

Struggling, or don't know where to start? 

Watch this video (7 mins) to learn how to:

  • Start searching
  • Find peer reviewed articles & books
  • Narrow by subject