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Library Orientation

Introduction to the ASU Library: resources, services and study spaces


This Guide will introduce you to the ASU Library. 

  • Use the Visit the Library tab to see what resources are available at the ASU Library.
  • Use the Online Resources tab to learn about research databases and online Library Guides for all majors and specific courses.
  • Use the Help! tab for contact information and library assistance.
  • Use the Videos and Tutorials tab to watch fun mini-movies and learn to use the library at your own pace.
  • Use the Homework Assignment tab to access today's assignment and find additionial help.

Why Use Library Resources?

Why Use the Library When You Could Use Google?
Watch this video to find out why the library and its resources are better than Google for your English papers.

Ten Reasons to Use the Library:

  1. Help with research
  2. Help with citation styles (MLA, APA, etc.)
  3. Guidance on avoiding plagiarism
  4. Group study rooms
  5. Safe, quiet, late-night study spaces
  6. Sheet music, CDs, and streaming music databases at the Music Library
  7. Printers and copiers
  8. E-books
  9. Culture Passes to local museums
  10. Better grades!

Hours and Locations