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Using the Library: Handouts & Videos

Handouts and videos to help you navigate Wayne State University Libraries

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Printing, Copying and Scanning

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Tech Help

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Using the Libraries

I Need to Use the Library! What's Available? How Can I Use It?

What libraries are open and what are their hours?

You can find current library hours for each library on the top banner on the library homepage

What can I access at the library?

  • Pick up books you have requested from the library, Interlibrary Loan and Mel.
  • Desktop computers.
  • Study spaces with or without power outlets
  • Print, copy, scan
  • OneCard Machine to load money with cash and check balances
  • Check out a battery to charge your personal device in the library and other multimedia equipment like webcams and calculators.
  • Visit the TechBunker (during open hours)

Where to Go, What to Do

WSU Libraries Homepage

Finding Books in the Catalog

How to Use an Article Database

Using Your My Library Account

Searching for Stuff

Homepage for searching

Library Handouts

Welcome to the Libraries

Quick Guide to the Library Homepage

Discover Articles, Books, and More with Summon

Search here for articles, books, and more.

Popular, Trade, or Scholarly

Searching for Articles in Library Databases

Locating Empirical Research Articles

Power Searching Tools

Evaluating Information

Reading Scholarly Articles

How to Read Rhetorical or Qualitative Scholarly Articles