Help

HELP RESOURCES

Circulation Desk
  • Ask A Librarian
    Call us, send email, chat with us, text us, or walk-up in person.
  • Library Help Webpage
    Find answers to questions about using the Library, citing sources, evaluating sources and more.
  • Writing Center Help
    The Marshall University Writing Center is staffed with graduate and undergraduate students ready to help you at any stage of the writing process. Tutors can be consulted on any writing assignment from any discipline. The Marshall University Writing Center also partners with the Marshall University librarians. The “Research Librarian” tutor helps with the research aspect of writing (including citation methods). If you are struggling to understand how to work with sources or are simply curious about the resources available through our libraries, make a special appointment with the tutor designated as “Research Librarian.”*
  • Library Partners
    Each academic department has a partner librarian whom you may contact for subject-specific information on your topic.
  • FAQ
    Answers to many common questions about Marshall University Libraries.
  • Off-Campus Services
    How to access library services from off-campus, including online resources.
  • Web-Site Map
    A guide to navigating the Marshall Libraries website.

LESSONS AND TUTORIALS

  • Tutorial Videos
    Tutorial videos that help you search online databases and choose the best resource for your topic.
  • Evaluating Sources
    How to evaluate library resources: popular vs scholarly; primary vs secondary; websites.
  • Faculty / Staff Training
    We are happy to customize any of our sessions to meet your needs. We offer flexibility with our schedule and can meet with your entire department or in a one-on-one setting.
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