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Get oriented at the library

January 20, 2009

To many, the CSU Library is an island of retreat on the campus. Its territory includes stretches of polished floors, neat rows of work tables with laptops, and interior regions with musty smelling books. But that's only what meets the eye.

Learn about the library

If you're an adult student who is either starting or returning to higher education at CSU, you may need a little brush-up on what's available at the University Libraries these days.

That way, when your professor asks you to do secondary research on the topic of stepparent and stepchild dynamics in second marriages--and to reference at least ten sources, you won't panic (quite).  

Library orientation is being held at the library in EIL 1 on Wednesday, Jan. 21 from 4-5:30 p.m. and 7-8:30 p.m. and on Thursday, Jan. 22 from 10-11:30 a.m.

By attending the Off-Campus Student Services and Resources for Adult Learners Library orientation, you will learn about the wealth of resources available through the library and how to use them. There are:

  • library catalogs of books and more
  • research databases of journal, magazine, and newspaper collections
  • archives and special collections
  • regional catalogs
  • electronic journals
  • digitized materials from archives and other sources

The ropes

You'll also want to learn the ropes in terms of policies, hours, putting materials on electronic or shelf reserve, and library cards.

With this orientation, you'll also learn about research assistance that is available; help tutorials, classes, and workshops. 


Sign-up by emailing Jan Rastall.


Contact: Jan Rastall
Phone: (970) 491-0415