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Fall 2020 reference (research) help:
Resources for Multilingual Students
Welcome to the library! This guide is primarily intended as a tool to help orient those of you who are multiligual learners to the library.
Librarians are available to help you with anything related to research. You can chat with us using the box to the left. You can also talk to us in person at the Reference Desk, which is located on the main floor of the library. More links about the Reference Desk are below this box.
These links are a great place to start learning about library research, citing sources & for information about translating library terms:
This glossary, from State Library of New South Wales, provides translations of common library terms into 49 languages.
A guide created by the Rutgers University Libraries, defining common library terms.
Getting Started - A Guide to How the Library Works
This tutorial provides an excellent overview of how the library works, how information is produced, and how to do research effectively. A great place to start.
Cite Your Sources
This guide contains information on the three citations styles used most often on campus: MLA, APA and Chicago Style. You'll find information on how and why to cite your sources.
Use this online form
to schedule an appointment for a one-on-one consultation with a librarian. Note: you will be asked to login using your Gustavus username and password.
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