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International Students: Library Help

A guide to information resources and community resources for International Students at Xavier University.

Library Services

Library Services Information

Learn about the many services and resources available to you, including, Borrowing Materials, Laptop Checkout, using Group Study Rooms, finding subject area Research Guides, XUTutor, Top Ten Things to know about the library and how to access resources.

Learn how to find library materials by clicking on the Library Catalog Basics tab.

The Connection Center Desk

The Connection Center Desk is on the 3rd floor of the Conaton Learning Commons.  

At this desk you can:

Borrow books and other library materials at the Circulation Desk.

Research Help is available at the Connection Center desk to help you find books, newspapers, journals, and media available in the library and online.

Help with technology support is available at the Help Desk.

Learn more about how to use the Library Services by clicking on the Library Catalog Basics tab.

Resources for Language Learners

Click on the Journals & Books, Dictionaries & Encyclopedias, and Databases tab for suggestions of specific library resources for International and ESL students.

Click on Community Resources for suggestions for specific resources on campus for International and ESL students.

Click on the ESL Websites for ways to practice English online.

Ask a Librarian

Ask a Librarian for help with your library-related assignments such as research  papers, presentations, and other projects.

There are many ways to connect to a librarian.

You can find out who your Personal Librarian is, Chat online, Email, Phone or Visit, Request an Appointment with a librarian, or Text a librarian for help.