Research Assistance Research Guides – Research assistance, subject guides, and useful resources compiled by your friendly librarians. Know what we know – find it in LibGuides! Distance Learning – Online resources and how to use them. Research Portals by College – Marshall Libraries resources organized into portals by college. 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.