…and hoping they’ll be a little better next time? Talk with a librarian! We’d love to help you build more research and information literacy support into your spring semester classes. Our new InfoLit site describes what we do, and how it makes a difference. You’ll find assignment ideas, sample workshops, and of course, lots more prompts to talk with a librarian.
“Every student who met with you commented on how that meeting focused their work and led them to search the appropriate literature quickly and effectively.”
-Faculty feedback on library research consultations for students, Fall 2018
Is the outlet out? Is the carrel light dark? Please, report it!
It’s finals week, and students are making use of every desk, table, carrel and recliner in the libraries. Surely, someone will find something amiss.
Please feel welcome to alert library staff to outages and other problems in the building. Visit the Circulation Desk, or report the issue via our Library Feedback Form at go.middlebury.edu/libfeedback. We want to keep our facilities in top-top shape for you!
Do you feel stuck? Not sure what to do next? No need to feel stressed. Middlebury Librarians want to help you get back on track.
Here are our Top Tips for Starting Your Research.
Reminder: Librarians are ready to guide you through any stage of library research, from refining a topic, to revising search terms, to identifying, selecting and citing sources. Hours, contact info and FAQs.
We’re getting Halloweenish at the Davis Family Library with Special Collections pop-up cards in the atrium, trick-or-treats at the Research Desk, and scary movies in between. Come and visit!
Hey, first-year students! Now that you’re settled in to campus, it’s time to explore the libraries a little more. Here’s some insider advice to get you going (thanks, College Newsroom!):
What Every First-Year Student Should Know about Middlebury Libraries
P.S. You can meet all of the librarians at go.middlebury.edu/librarians.
Zotero makes citations and bibliographies easy.
Get started: go.middlebury.edu/zotero.
Find help: go.middlebury.edu/zoterohelp.
Ask a librarian about Zotero!
Is the Research Desk in your toolkit yet? Come and talk with a librarian when you start your first assignment. You’ll find that we are always happy to help. You don’t even need a question! Just tell us what you’re working on. Together, we can figure out what you’ll need to do first, next and last.
Fall Research Desk Hours
(September 10 – December 14, 2018)
- Sunday 1pm-5pm
- Monday 11am-5pm and 7pm-9:30pm
- Tuesday 11am-5pm and 7pm-9:30pm
- Wednesday 11am-5pm and 7pm-9:30pm
- Thursday 11am-5pm
- Friday 11am-4pm
And online anytime!
Have a question outside of the Research Desk hours?
Visit us in our offices! Librarians are conveniently located right behind the Research Desk.