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Library Research Workshops for International Students


September 17 OR 20, 2014


September 23 OR 27, 2014

Room 213, 2nd Floor, Ellis Library

Critical to academic success is your ability to use a research library and its resources. In academia, independent research including library research is very important in order to be able to produce papers for classes or complete your thesis or dissertation.


These tailored workshops will help international students:

  • Sept. 17 or 20 —  9:15 a.m.
    Explore the MU Libraries 

    Learn how MU Libraries support your research—take advantage of all the free services the MU Libraries have to offer.
  • Sept. 17 or 20 — 10:45 a.m.
    Find Books using the MERLIN Catalog and Google Books

    Use the right online search tools to locate books in the library, find books on a topic, find books that even mention a topic, and retrieve books from other libraries.
  • Sept. 23 or 27– 9:15 a.m.
    Find Articles using the MU article databases and Google Scholar

    Discover which databases are best for YOUR research.  Learn time-saving tips for effective searching to find the research articles, reports and other materials you need.
  • Sept. 23 or 27 — 10:45 a.m.
    Writing your Paper and Citing your Sources

    Don't make the mistake of using other researchers' findings and ideas in your paper without proper credit.  Learn where to find writing assistance in person and online.

Registration: To register click on a specific workshop on the calendar.

Each workshop is limited to 40 students

Questions : Contact Goodie Bhullar,