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Library Orientation for International Students

Your Library Account & Your Home Library

Library Services and Space

Specialized Department, Center and Space

In addition to the support provided by subject librarians, the library also has specialized centers that provide additional services:

  • International & Area Studies Department
    Librarians with specialized language skills and in-depth knowledge of regional cultures and societies offer research consultations, library instructions, course guides, tours and orientations, and acquisition of research materials.
  • Center for Data and Visualization
    Team of consultants and interns offers support in data science, data sources, data management and curation, data visualization, and mapping and GIS (geographic information systems).
  • ScholarWorks: A Center for Scholarly Publishing 
    Team of consultants offers help to develop digital projects and publications, share work broadly online, understand copyright issues, negotiate publication contracts, and build reader engagement.
  • The Edge: The Ruppert Commons for Research, Technology, and Collaboration
    A collaborative space for interdisciplinary, data-driven, digitally reliant or team-based research. 
  • Writing Studio - Thompson Writing Program 

    The TWP Writing Studio is dedicated to working with writers, both native and non-native speakers of English, by means of collaborative, non-evaluative consultations, workshops, writing groups, and events. 

You can see the full list of services on the library page devoted to Research Support.