First Year Seminars
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.