Services for Undergraduates

by | Dec 11, 2020

Welcome to Saint Mary’s Libraries! We’re here to support your academic success. Learn how we can help you below.

Research Assistance

We are happy to help you at every stage of your research process. Get help choosing topics, finding books, searching SuperSearch, selecting keywords, or anything else that can help you complete your research assignments successfully.

How to Get Research Help
You can consult with us via chat 24/7, email, phone, or make an appointment.

Course & Subject Guides
Start with recommended resources for your course and subject.

Find Your Librarian
Connect with the librarian who specializes in your area of study. Your librarian is here to help you with any questions you might have about your research or anything library related.

Learn how to find, evaluate, save, cite, and write about sources.

Course Reserves & Borrowing

Borrowing Privileges
Learn about your borrowing privileges, including checkout periods, max number of items, renewals, and more.

Course Reserves
Your instructors may put books, articles, or DVDs on reserve in the Libraries.

Interlibrary Loan
If you need materials that are not available at Saint Mary’s Libraries, you can borrow materials from other libraries through Interlibrary Loan (ILL). It is a free service for obtaining books, articles, and more.

Citing Assistance

How to Cite
Learn why you should, when, and how to cite as well as find style manuals.

Citation Styles Research Guide
Visit this guide to learn the basics of citation for MLA, APA, And Chicago styles. Examples of each are included.

Copy and Paste Citations
Don’t waste time typing out citations from scratch. Learn how to copy and paste citations from Google Scholar into a reference page.

Citation Managers

Use Zotero to collect, organize, and cite your research.

Create bibliographies quickly.

Knight Cite
Generate citations using MLA, APA, or Chicago styles.

Excelsior Owl Style Handbook
Here you’ll find extensive support for APA, MLA, and Chicago documentation styles.

Writing Assistance

Writing Center Appointment
For writing help, make an appointment with the Writing Center, Saint Mary’s experts on citation styles, grammar, punctuation, flow, and much more.

Study Spaces & Technologies

Winona Library

Reserve a Study Room
Looking for a space to study? Reserve one of our group study rooms, many of which are equipped with monitors, whiteboards, and much more. Learn more about our study rooms, available technologies, and reservation process.

Study Spaces
Winona Library provides a variety of spaces for study, research, and collaborative work. Find a space that works for you!

Technology & Equipment
Winona Library provides free printing, WiFi, and access to computers, scanners, and much more.

Twin Cities Library

Reserve a Study Room
Looking for a space to study? Reserve our study room.

Technology & Equipment
Learn about the computers, printers, WiFi, and equipment available for your use.