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Library Services: COVID-19 Response and Support

Research, databases, and citation help

Work with a Reference Librarian
  • Chat service. This is available 24/7, and staffed by Metro State Librarians during the following times:
    • Mondays through Thursdays, 10am - 7pm
    • Fridays and Sundays, 1pm - 5pm
  • Drop in Zoom meetings with Write at the Desk
  • Email: library.services@metrostate.edu
  • Phone (leave a message and receive a call back): 651-793-1614
Research Guides

Use these web-based guides to find a database recommendation, special instruction for your course, and other help finding and using the Metro State Library resources.

In the Library Building

In-person research assistance at the library has been suspended. There is no regularly scheduled reference librarian presence in the library. Please use the chat, email, or W@tD Zoom options listed above.

Citing sources

Follow the link to handouts and information about style manuals. If you need more assistance, please contact a reference librarian or writing tutor.

Computer help

Get computer and technology tutoring with the library's Americorp/CTEP staff, Pierre Young!

Tech assistance is also available from Metro's IT department via the IT Chat Widget on the desktop of university computers.

Students can also access computer help through the options listed here:  https://www.metrostate.edu/students/support/tech-help.

 

Writing and résumé help

Connect with writing tutors and other support from Metro's Center for Academic Excellence.

See options for drop-in Zoom meetings, making appointments, and getting other online help here:

 

Connect with writing tutors and staff from Metro's Career Services for resume help.

See options for drop-in Zoom meetings, making appointments, and getting other online help here: