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Graduate Students - Resources and Services: Graduate Student Services

TRAINING and WORKSHOPS

Hands-on training sessions are offered on using specialized resources such as using EndNote (for PC and Mac) or raising your scholarly profile.

Sessions are offered throughout the academic year. See the Presentations guide for more information.


Individual Consultations

Faculty Librarians will meet with you to discuss specific research needs. Librarians are also available to aid in the graduate research process that is required of many programs at Duquesne.

Refer to this page to find out which librarian will best suit your research needs: Library Liaisons

GETTING MATERIAL

From the Gumberg Library

  • Use your DU ID to borrow and renew items
  • Borrow up to 100 items for 16 weeks
  • A maximum of 1 renewal is permitted for each item. 
  • Fines for overdue materials are generally $.20 per day (may be higher for special items)

See Borrowing Policies for more details. Borrow items from other libraries and pick them up at Gumberg Library's Circulation Desk.

Suggest a Purchase

Your chance to recommend items for the collection.

Are you a TA and need to borrow for faculty?

Download and complete the
Faculty Proxy Form.

GRADUATE RESEARCH SUPPORT

Electronic and Print Resources

Course Reserves

  • Search for e-reserve material by Course, Department, or Instructor. Please Note: Electronic Reserves are password protected. Password must be received from course instructor.

  • Search for print reserve material by Instructor, Course ID, or Course Name. Reserves are available at the Circulation Desk.

Citation Management Tools

Keep track of your citations more easily with Citation Management Tools such as EndNote, Zotero, or Mendeley. Export references directly from research databases. Format a bibliography in APA, MLA or other citation styles.  User guides and instructional videos are available here.

DISSERTATION INFORMATION

If you are a graduate student seeking information on Electronic Theses and Dissertations (ETDs), please visit this guide or contact the library's Digital Scholarship Librarian, Gesina Phillips.

STUDY SUPPORT

Graduate Study Room

For Graduate Students only! Located on the 2nd floor, this room is available for individual and group use. Check out a key at the Circulation Desk.

See also Where to Study.

Quiet Study Zones

All areas of the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd floors of the library have been designated for quiet study.  Additionally, keys to study carrels are available for checkout at the Circulation Desk.

Laptops

Check-out a laptop at the 4th Floor Circulation Desk. Loaner laptops are for library use only. Or, connect to DuqNet to use your own laptop in the library.

DISTANCE/ONLINE LEARNERS

If you are enrolled in an online program or are completing your education as a distance learner, you can use GoToMeeting to connect virtually with Gumberg librarians. 

Visit this page for information on how to download and use GoToMeeting:

This guide was created by Allison Brungard, MLS.
It has been modified by Kiera Mudry, MLIS (January 2017)