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Michigan State University

WS 304: LGBTQ & SEXUALITIES STUDIES: Welcome!

Gender and Communication Studies Librarian

MSU Libraries' COVID-19 Response: Student Support

  • Our Online and Distance Learning Resources page has helpful information on finding and accessing library materials remotely. Additional points about our COVID-19 response:

    • Library staff are mailing books to faculty, staff, and students off campus. 
    • Library online resources are available 24/7.
    • Books can be returned to the building book drops and are quarantined for 5 days (materials will clear from your patron account after quarantine).
    • The Main Library is currently open with reduced hours: 9 am- 5pm Monday - Friday.  Confirm this on the library's home page.  
    • Library staff will retrieve books and other materials for you (most of the building is currently closed for safety).  
    • Questions? Contact Sharon Ladenson  or use the Ask a Librarian service.
    • Need help with accessing electronic resources? Contact Discovery Services at 517-353-8700 or reachout@msu.edu .

How do reference sources help with finding information?

Reference sources can help you:

  • Explore a topic: find out what has been said about this subject, trends, issues, etc.
  • Identify and define unfamiliar terms or people in your reading
  • Find references to other books and articles on the subject
  • Find specific keywords to use in online searches

Selected reference sources

Questions?

Contact: 
Sharon Ladenson (ladenson@msu.edu)


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