Research Tools

Off-Campus Services MU Summon
  • MU Summon includes records for the library books, articles, dissertations, multimedia and more.
Marshall Libraries Catalog
  • Locate books and materials in the Marshall University Libraries system.
Other Library Catalogs
  • Find books and materials in nearby libraries. Search world-wide using WorldCat.
All Databases
  • Links to all the article databases with descriptions and links to related resources.
Popular Databases
  • Links to the most popular article and reference databases.
Marshall Digital Scholar
  • Marshall Digital Scholar serves to collect, preserve, and provide global access to the scholarly and creative work of faculty, students, and alumni of Marshall University, as well as university publications, images, recordings, archives, and special collections, in order to promote discovery, research, and collaboration across disciplines and institutions.
  • Search for online and print journals, magazines, newspapers, and microfilm/microfiche.
e-Books / e-Reference
  • Electronic books and informative websites.

Research Assistance

Research Guides
  • Research assistance, subject guides, and useful resources compiled by your friendly librarians. Know what we know - find it in LibGuides!
Tutorial Videos
  • See how to successfully search and get results in some of our key article databases.
Research Specialists
  • Librarians with special knowledge in specific areas. See also our subject experts webpage.
Writing / Research Center
  • The Writing Center at Marshall University is a free tutoring service for all Marshall students who want help with their writing. Our Writing Center is staffed by graduate and undergraduate students who are trained to help at all stages of the writing process and in any discipline.
How To Cite Sources
  • Cite your sources and avoid plagiarism.