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Who may check out library materials?

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If you are a Marymount student, faculty member or staff member you already have a library account and are eligible to check out materials.   For Spring 2021 the library is only open to Marymount patrons with a Marymount ID. Please click here for additional information about MU Library Covid-19 response: https://www.marymount.edu/Academics/Library-Learning-Services/Alert We look forward to opening ... read more


Where are reserved Textbooks found?

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Textbook Reserves are located at the Circulation Desk at the main campus library, or the Information Desk at Ballston Coakley Library Extension, depending on the location where the class is held.  Textbooks are available for 2 hour in-library use only.   ... read more


How do I arrange contactless pickup?

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How do I arrange contactless pickup?    Contactless pickup of our main collection is available to all MU students, faculty, and staff. This service will be available 10 am - 6 pm Monday - Thursday and 10 am - 4 pm on Fridays. At this time, contactless pickup is limited to Reinsch Library on Main Campus.   Within “MULibrary Search,” search for the item that you would like to request and select “M... read more


Where do I return CLS books?

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Materials obtained from WRLC libraries (CLS) or from Interlibrary Loan (ILL) through Reinsch Library may be returned to the Reinsch Library Circulation Desk on the main campus, or at the Ballston Coakley Library Extension at Ballston Center. ... read more


How do I reserve a Study room?

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Click here for details on room reservations. Per University Policy you must wear a face covering over your nose and mouth at all times in the library as part of our Saints Reunite COVID-19 initiative.... read more


Are there examples of citations in Chicago Style, MLA Style and APA Style?

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Yes, each subject Research Guide ( i.e., Psychology, Nursing, etc) has a ‘Citations’ tab on the subject   Not sure what style to use for your discipline?  Always double check with your Professor!  You can also use the ‘Cite’ tab on your ‘Library Resource’ tab embedded in every Canvas course to help direct you to the best resources for your discipline.   ... read more


Do you have guidelines for thesis writing?

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Thesis guidelines are specific to every discipline, and it is best to discuss your thesis with your program advisor. Library & Learning Services (LLS) has a Digital Repository for student theses. You can see examples of theses in the repository, and deposit you own thesis there. The Student Academic Hub offers writing assistance and consultations. ... read more


How do I renew items I have checked out?

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You can renew items through your MyLibrary account. To access your account you can click the “MyLibrary Account” link from the Quick Links portion of the library’s homepage. If you haven’t already signed in using your Marymount credentials, you may be prompted to do so in order to access your account. Your Marymount Loans will appear under the “Loans” tab. To view WRLC loans, click the name of the... read more


What are the library’s fines and fees? 

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L&LS does not charge overdue fines for Marymount books to currently enrolled students, faculty or staff (with the exception of reserve materials) until the item has been overdue for 39 days. Once the book is 40 days overdue it is considered lost and you will be charged an $80 lost item fee, $30 processing fee, and $10 overdue fine. Please click here for information on loan periods and resources av... read more


I need help with printing or WEPA

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If you need assistance with your WEPA (Wireless Everywhere Print Anywhere) account please visit the WEPA Marymount site through IT services.    If you need help using WEPA in the library, please come to the reference or circulation desk. We are happy to assist.    ... read more


Where can I get Tutoring?

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Marymount's Academic Hub offers tutoring and writing assistance. Please visit The Academic Hub's website for additional information: https://www.marymount.edu/Academics/Services-Resources/Student-Academic-Hub     ... read more


Do you have examples of how to write an Abstract?

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The Academic Hub is your best source for all writing assistance: https://www.marymount.edu/Academics/Services-Resources/Student-Academic-Hub     ... read more


How do I submit an article request through Interlibrary Loan (ILL)?

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From the library’s website, click the “MULibrary Search” link listed under “Quick Links”. Once MULibrary Search has loaded, you should see an “Interlibrary Loan” option in the menu across the top of the screen. Click this link and it will direct you to your ILLiad account. At this point, you may be prompted to sign in using your Marymount credentials. Once you have signed in, click the “View Artic... read more


Can I access RefWorks off campus?

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Absolutely!  All of MU’s electronic resources are available off campus 24/7 . Access off campus can be accomplished by clicking the “Articles & Databases” link under Quick links on the Library's Homepage. Select “R” and look for RefWorks 3.0. Click here to go there now! You will be asked to sign in. ... read more


How do I login to my library account?

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Your login username and password for the library are the same as for your Canvas and MU email accounts - just another way the library is working to make your life easier! On the Library & Learning Services (LLS) homepage click on 'MyLibrary Account' under Quick Links. You will be directed to a login screen. If you are a current Marymount student, faculty member or staff member click on the first o... read more


How do I save documents to Google Drive?

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Follow these steps; 1) log into your MU email account, 2) click the grid in the upper right side of the screen, you will get a drop down menu of Google apps. On the menu is a DRIVE symbol, click on this. You now have access to your Google Drive. You may drag and drop documents to your Drive. 5 tips for Google Drive.   ... read more


How do I access the Dissertation database?

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To access the Dissertation database, click on the link for Marymount Digital Repository. To access the Dissertations & Theses Global (ProQuest) database click on the 'Articles & Databases' link under 'Quick Links.' The database will be listed under the letter 'D.' If you are off campus you will be asked to sign in. ... read more


Why when I try to login to my library account why does it say expired?

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If you graduated from the University, your account will expire shortly after the end of the semester. Check with Library and Learning Services Access Services Department about Alumni privileges. Contact Information: 703-284-1533 or mucirc@marymount.edu. If you are a current student, faculty or staff member, or a community patron and you receive an expiration message, please contact the Access Serv... read more


How do I access articles with Google Scholar?

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Under the 'Quick Links' column on the Library home page click on 'Articles & Databases.' This will take you to 'Databases by Subject.' Click the letter 'G', and then choose 'Google Scholar.' Helpful Hint: Remember to access articles in Google Scholar by clicking the link on the right hand side of the screen, not the article title. Never pay to access an article! If you can't locate the full text o... read more


Where do I find journal articles?

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Journal articles can be found using the library databases. You can access the databases via the Library’s homepage under the “Quick Links” column. Click on ‘Articles & Databases’. If you are an MU student there is a ‘Library Resources' tab embedded in every Canvas course to help direct you to the best resources for your discipline.     You can also find journal articles by using the 'Journal Find... read more


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