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Graduate Library Orientation Programs

Library orientations for graduate students are arranged via your department or program. Please view our full calendar of events for specific orientations. If you do not see your program listed, please feel free to Ask a Librarian.

MAPH Library Orientation
Regenstein Library, Room 122
Wednesday, September 19th 10:00 - 11:00 a.m.

MAPSS Library Orientation
Regenstein Library, Room 122
Thursday, September 27 10:00 - 11:00 a.m.
Thursday, September 27 1:00 - 2:00 p.m.

Computational Social Sciences, MAPSS Economic Track and Quantitative Methods & Social Analysis Orientation 
Regenstein Library, Room 122
Friday, September 28 10:00 - 11:00 a.m.

College Library Orientation Programs

Library Boot Camp
Regenstein Library
Wednesday, September 26 from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Get ready for research before your first assignment is due! Drop by Regenstein’s open house and explore the collections, study spaces, and services available for students. Learn about course reserves, printing/copying, laptop lending, and more. Students who make all stops will receive a Library mug--or go the extra mile and discover other surprises. Snacks are available.

Science Research: An Introduction to the John Crerar Library
Crerar Library
Thursday, September 27 from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Are you pre-med or considering a science major? If so, this open house at Crerar, the science library, is for you! Learn how to find and access articles in e-journals and databases for classes and research projects.  Tour our stacks and brand new study area and learn how to access print materials. Attendees receive a special Crerar giveaway!  Snacks provided.

Econ 101: An Introduction to Library Resources
Regenstein Library, Room 122
Friday, September 28 at 11:00 a.m.
If you are majoring in economics, this is a can't miss orientation. Learn about all the services the Library can provide to aid in your research, from accessing the major relevant newspapers and journals (think The Economist and The Wall Street Journal) to finding economics articles and papers. Get an introduction to some of the best sources for economics data.

Ask a Librarian

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Rebecca Starkey
Librarian for College Instruction & Outreach, Education and Library Science
Regenstein Library

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