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All individuals are required to wear masks indoors in all campus buildings, including the Libraries.

For more information on Library hours and services, please visit our Using the Library page.

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Starting on Thursday, December 23, 2021, MeLCat Borrowing and Lending will be suspended while the MSU Libraries undergoes a significant software transition.

MSU students, staff, and faculty can continue to utilize interlibrary loan by placing requests through the MSU Libraries Interlibrary Services department. Community patrons will not be able to use MeLCat through the MSU Libraries during this time, but they can continue to do so using their local public library.

Technical Assistance

The following are resources where you can receive help with technology issues or computer applications:


IT Services Support Desk

The IT Services Support Desk provides support for learning systems, including D2L, Zoom, and Mediaspace. Support is available by telephone, online form, and online chat. The IT Services Support Desk also maintains a knowledge base of online articles to assist students, faculty, and staff with technology-related services.
Call (517) 432-6200 or send an email to ithelp@msu.edu.

For one-on-one computer assistance, please visit the Computer Store in 120 Computer Center.

https://tech.msu.edu/support/

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Reference and Discovery Services

Reference and Discovery Services provides technical and functional support for the MSU Libraries electronic resources and core discovery systems:

  • MSU Net ID authentication to the Libraries’ electronic resources
  • Troubleshooting off-campus and full-text access to electronic resources
  • Integration of library resources into learning systems and other course-related materials (i.e., stable links)
  • General information about library services and resources, including basic reference assistance*

*Note: The MSU Libraries does not provide health, medical, legal, or personal advice. To protect privacy, MSU employees' salary information is not provided over the phone.

Reference and Discovery Services also provides technical and functional support of learning systems used for non-credit courses or professional certifications.

Call: (517) 353-8700

Email: reachout@msu.edu

https://lib.msu.edu/rds/

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Seminars & Workshops @ MSU Libraries

The MSU Libraries offers a number of courses to enhance your information research skills, including our popular introductory classes for EndNote, EndNoteWeb, and Zotero citation management software.

https://bookings.lib.msu.edu/calendar/events