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Graduate Student Services

Grad Student Fast Facts

Welcome to the research guide for Graduate Student Library Services. Please explore this guide to find a selection of help pages that will introduce you to a variety of library services that are available to you as a Shippensburg University graduate student. Please contact us at any time to let us know how we can continue to serve you better.

Let's start with the top 5 things you should know about library services:

  1. Strong online and print collections
    • Approx. 20,000 online journal subscriptions
    • 125+ scholarly database subscriptions in all subject areas
  2. Speedy and comprehensive interlibrary loan and document delivery services
    • Virtually any modern published book delivered to the library for free in 3-4 days
    • Virtually any journal article delivered to you online for free in 1-3 days
  3. Knowledgeable and enthusiastic reference librarians
    • Every librarian is focused on helping students to succeed in their research projects
  4. Research consultation service and library instruction program
    • Many programs include library instruction in research methods class
    • You can always sign up for an individual research consultation to get assistance with your research projects
  5. Multi-format reference services: in-person, chat, text, phone, email, instant answers
    • Get professional reference assistance through in-person, text, chat and phone during regular reference hours
    • Get 24x7 assistance through our email service, instant answers and research guides