Orientations meet in the lobby of the USM Gulf Coast Library. Workshops meet on the second floor in the Library Instruction Room 213.
We offer library instruction tailored to your class or discipline and the following general workshops:
Provides a physical orientation to the facilities and services of the USM Gulf Coast Library.
Instruction in using electronic library resources including searching the online catalog and electronic databases, reference services including online reference assistance, document delivery, and remote access.
ACCESSING LIBRARY RESOURCES OFF-CAMPUS
Hands-on training session providing instructions for accessing electronic library resources off-campus. Searching and using these electronic resources will also be covered including electronic reserves, databases, e-journals, and ebooks.
GRADUATE RESEARCH WORKSHOP
Review of available online resources including JSTOR, Dissertation Abstracts, remote access, new features in the library catalog, and electronic databases in your subject area, and Campus to Campus and Interlibrary Loan.
LIBRARY ACCESS FOR DISTANCE EDUCATION COURSES
Hands-on training session providing instruction in using electronic library resources and accessing electronic databases from home. Topics covered will include searching the online catalog and electronic databases, reference services including online reference assistance, e-journals, Web resources, and document delivery. Participants will be given step-by-step instructions for accessing these resources off-campus.
To attend one of these workshops or to schedule library instruction for your class or study group use our online instruction request form (Note: Be sure to select USM - Gulf Coast).