Michigan State University

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.

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)
  • First point-of-contact technical support for MSU Commons, MSU's institutional repository.
  • First point-of-contact technical support for EndNote, a citation management software.
  • 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 salary information is not provided over the phone.

Looking for D2L, Zoom, or MediaSpace help? Contact the MSU IT Service Desk at 517-432-6200 (phone) or ithelp@msu.edu (email). Learning systems support is available from 7am-Midnight every day.