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2014 MU Libraries International Students Workshops: Home

Purpose of Workshop

The purpose of this workshop is to:

  • Explain and demonstrate search strategies for finding articles
  • Define and demonstrate databases and certain functionality
  • Show how to identify library databases for finding articles
  • Know how to use subject guides 
  • Demonstrate certain functionality related to MU in Google Scholar
  • Demonstrate how to find a specific article

These links can help you find definitions for things like databases, scholarly articles, and other unfamiliar library terms that you encounter.


This workshop was designed and presented by Ellis Library Graduate Reference Assistants:

  • Matt Sigmon
  • Nathan Elwood
  • Jack Meyer
  • Olivia Whitfield


Under the supervision of Rhonda Whithaus, reference librarian

For More Help:

Contact the MU Libraries.

From the above link you can contact the reference desk by phone, email, SMS, or chat. You can also look up the email address of a subject librarian if you need in-depth information in a specific subject area. There is a link that will enable you to set up a one-on-one consultation with a librarian.

If you have a question for a librarian, first try typing it into the search field to see if someone has asked already asked this question. You might see a relevant topic drop down as you are typing in your question. Click on the relevant topic to be taken to the answer.

Additional information on services for international students is available.

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