Welcome, first year students!
This guide is designed to help you learn about the services and resources available through the Melvin J. Zahnow Library.
Zahnow Library has access to some of the best academic sources for your paper. You can find print books, ebooks, DVDs, streaming videos, online journal articles and more. Students may also borrow material from area libraries and libraries worldwide free of charge.
There are computers, printers and scanners available for student use in the library. Students can borrow laptops and headphones as well.
Space to Study
The library has ample space for doing group work and for studying. You can find group study rooms with collaborative technology throughout the library as well as quiet zones.
Peer tutoring is available through the Center for Academic Achievement, the Math and Physics Tutoring Center as well as the Writing Center all located on the library's second floor.
Studies suggest that students who use the library have a higher GPA than their peers who are not library users. Zahnow Library's resources and services can help you achieve academic success!
Body Soria, K. M. & Fransen, J. & Nackerud, S.(2013). Library Use and Undergraduate Student Outcomes: New Evidence for Students’ Retention and Academic Success. portal: Libraries and the Academy 13(2), 147-164.