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Wooster Campus Research Library

Research begins not in the laboratory but in the library

How Can We Help?

Research Support.Trouble finding sources or full text? Do you have a complex search topic? We offer search support and assistance including advanced literature search services.  Contact Gwen or stop by the library.

Writing Support. Struggling with your latest writing project? Need a second set of eyes on your paper? Schedule a writing consultation with Laura. During the one hour (or less) appointment, the consultant will review your work with you, offer suggestions for improvement, and help you “talk out” ideas for writing.

Workshops, seminars and group instruction. We regularly offer instruction sessions on topics such as advanced database searching, improving writing skills, and managing citations. See below for upcoming events.

Special library instruction sessions for your lab, class, or other campus group can also be requested. Contact Gwen or stop by the library.

Study Space

  • Quiet and group collaboration spaces available
  • 24/7 library access
  • Reservable study carrels
  • Workspaces with electric access
  • Reservable private room (1-2 people)
  • Presentation practice room
  • Coffee and tea available

Technology and Equipment

  • Six public computers with specialty software: SPSS, R, R Studio, Sigma Plot, Adobe Suite, etc.
  • Public printing $.04/B&W $.15/color


Beyond Google Scholar: Take your research to the next level by getting the most out of your library databases.

Where: ATI Library

When: Wednesday 1/29 11:30 AM -12:30 PM

Wooster Campus Write-Ins (formerly Writing Boot Camps)

Write-Ins are designed to give you focused, uninterrupted time to work on your writing. Graduate students, faculty, staff, postdocs, and visiting scholars are all welcome to join.

Format:  3-hour distraction free writing session 

Where: Wooster Campus Research Library, Fisher Auditorium

Dates: January 24th, February 7th & 21st, March 6th & 20th, April 10th & 24th


Pi and Publishing: Celebrate Pi day by enjoying some pie and learning about scholarly publishing.

Where:  Wooster Campus Library - Fisher Auditorim

When:  Friday 3/13 at 3:30 PM

Lit Review Workshop: Kick off your lit review with tips and techniques to stay organized and find the best sources

Where: Fisher 121, the classroom

When: Wednesday 2/26 at 3:30 - 5:00 PM