University Library at St. Cloud State University

Graduate-Level Research

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Articles and Databases
  • Write Place Unrestricted Resource
    The Write Place offers free, one-on-one tutoring to all members of the St. Cloud State University community, at any stage in the writing process. They are located in Building 51 and also have a satellite location in the library on the first floor.
  • Journal Titles Unrestricted Resource
    Check the availability of journal and newspaper titles through the SCSU library.
Library Services
Reference and Research Assistance
Need someone with whom to discuss your research? Want to find out how to start a major research project? Reference librarians are glad to meet with you individually to help you get started. Please see the Subject Specialist list on this page to find out which librarian has expertise in your subject area, or the Ask A Librarian! section on this page for regular reference and research assistance hours.

Interlibrary Loan (ILL) Unrestricted Resource
Login with your StarID and complete an interlibrary loan request form to order a book or article that is not available from our library. You will receive an email when your item is available for you.

Research Tips and Tutorials Unrestricted Resource
Tutorials and guides help you get started with your research, including how to find scholarly journals and utilize library resources and services.

Technology instruction
Attend workshops on numerous software packages and applications, including social media, multimedia production, and presentation tools. For training on specific tools like Microsoft Office and Photoshop, see Technology Training and Workshops.

Husky Fetch
Need books from the Library, but don't have time to go search for them in the building? Husky Fetch is the name of our paging service. Just place a hold on the book/s you want through the library catalog, and Husky Fetch will assemble them for you and have them waiting at the Circulation Desk. 

For Graduate and Teaching Assistants
Subject Specialists

Need to consult a librarian about your research? These librarians are available by appointment and during office hours for consultation on an individual and group basis. See the list for subject specialties.

College of Liberal Arts & School of the Arts

Tina Gross
Plamen Miltenoff  (European History)
Melissa Prescott
Jennifer Quinlan
Rachel Wexelbaum 

College of Science & Engineering

Cindy Gruwell
Susan Hubbs

Herberger Business School

Olivia Olivares

School of Education

Robin Ewing
Jo Flanders

School of Health and Human Services

Jo Flanders
Michael Gorman
Cindy Gruwell

School of Public Affairs

Jo Flanders
Michael Gorman
Olivia Olivares


Specialized Service Units in the Library
Multicultural Resource Center Unrestricted Resource
Provides services and resources for students, faculty, staff and community members to research, teach about, and broaden their knowledge of historically excluded racial and ethnic groups of color in the United States, located on 1st Floor West.

University Archives Unrestricted Resource Some full text availabledatabase

University Archives maintains St. Cloud State’s corporate memory by preserving and making available records, photographs and publications of long-term value. The records details St. Cloud State’s development and serves as a resource of information about St. Cloud State’s programs, people, policies and properties.

In addition to information about St. Cloud State, University Archives houses and manages records from organizations related to the University along with collections of rare books and publications and papers of central Minnesota authors including Sinclair Lewis.

Write Place Unrestricted Resource
The Write Place offers free, one-on-one tutoring to all members of the St. Cloud State University community, at any stage in the writing process. They are located in Building 51 and also have a satellite location in the library on the first floor.

Center for Holocaust and Genocide Education
From the Center's website: "The primary role of the Center for Holocaust and Genocide Education (CHGE) is to serve as a program of academic support for students, faculty, staff, and community. Its function is to create education about the Holocaust and other genocides through material resources and consultation. In addition, it seeks to increase awareness and knowledge of multidisciplinary approaches to its study, and develop sensitivity to and understanding of anti-Semitism, racism, sexism, hatred, oppression, and other ideological constructs and forms of behavior that lead to human suffering."

The Wired Cafe
Need a break? The Wired Cafe is open 24/7 (afterhours access with a CampusCard) and has comfy couches and chairs, as well as power outlets and WiFi. Need coffee, tea or a snack? Starbucks operates a beverage and food service in the cafe beginning in the early morning and continuing until late evening.

Citation Management and Refworks
Citation Styles Unrestricted Resource
Consult examples of APA, MLA, Chicago/Turabian, and other citation styles, and use Mendeley or Zotero to manage your references and format your bibliography.
Theses, Dissertations and Starred Papers
SCSU Theses Collection
Theses, dissertations and starred papers produced by SCSU graduate students for degree credit, located in Basement West.

Dissertations and Theses Restricted Resource elm database
Catalog of all dissertations and thesis cataloged by member libraries in OCLC WorldCat.

Dissertation Abstracts - PQDT Open Unrestricted Resource findit database
Selective index to open access masters theses and dissertations from U.S., Canada, Great Britain, and Europe. Note: This is an open access subset of Dissertation Abstracts International (DAI).

Global ETD Search - Global Electronic Thesis and Dissertation Search

Citation Analysis

  • Unrestricted Resource database
    Eigenfactor ranks scholarly journals in the natural and social sciences (and also newsprint, PhD theses, and popular magazines) using citation data and journal price.

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