Welcome first year scholars!
Personal Librarians (see below) collaborate with FS instructors and are designated to help you throughout your first year at SMC.
Librarians can help you with:
- Understanding academic integrity, copyright, and plagiarism. See Tutorial
- Navigating the library website for research assignments
- Locating books, reference sources, articles, and other resources
- Distinguishing between popular press and scholarly literature
- Evaluating research findings
- Citing sources
Additionally, research assistance is available at the Reference Desk or by scheduling a research appointment.