First Year of Studies Librarian

Leslie L. Morgan
115a Hesburgh Library Office Consultation Space: 236 Hesburgh Library
229 Coleman Morse

The Hesburgh Libraries and You

First Things First
How We Can Help
Key Resources
  • Welcome to the University of Notre Dame! As a beginning Scholar, you will learn how to master the scholarly research process.

    To do this effectively, you will learn to:

    • Search for information using the various academic and scholarly literature available
    • Critically evaluate information appropriate for academic research and writing
    • Give credit by appropriately citing sources of information

    The Academic Outreach & Engagement Program of the Hesburgh Libraries is here to help you develop library research skills that will ensure your success as a beginning Scholar!

  • As you start doing research at Notre Dame, you'll want to set up accounts to use the following library services:

    Interlibrary Loan lets you get books and articles from other libraries that aren't available at Notre Dame. Set up your account here.
    RefWorks helps you manange your bibliographic citations on the Web and add them to your paper using the style your professor recommends. Set up your account here.
    MyAccount lets you see all the items you have checked out and renew them online. You can also see the status of your recall and hold requests. Learn more here.
  • We can help you:

    • Identify key library information resources
    • Define your research strategy
    • Budget your time so that you don’t have to wait until the last minute to complete your research assignment

    Ask A Librarian Services: Librarians in the Academic Outreach & Engagement Program are happy to meet with you individually as well as in small groups to discuss your research project.

    For help with your Research in a particular subject and or discipline, please feel free to contact a Subject Librarian.

    Writing and Rhetoric Course Guide

    Newspapers: A Research Guide

    Datasets & Statistics Course Guide

    Online Reference Tools

  • These resources will help you get your research project started on the right foot.