Research Help

Get help finding the information you need! We can get you started in your search for scholarly sources, direct you to the best reference tools or websites, or teach you how to use our online tools. You can stop by the library or ask a question by email, phone at (703) 284-1649, or chat. We have lots of other ways you can learn about conducting research and the tools to help you.

Research and Course Guides

Our Marymount Research Guides give you detailed information about specific subjects, databases, and library resources.

Access Research Guides within Canvas

Your liaison librarians have prepared program or course specific Research Guides to help you with your research, and a guide is included in every Canvas site. Research Guides provide a variety of resources chosen by a subject specialist librarian, including databases, books, e-books, videos, trusted websites, and more. To access Research Guides in Canvas courses, click on “Library Resources” on your Canvas courses navigation menu.

How Do I…?

Do you need to know more about library skills and how to use library resources and tools? Take a look at a variety of online Help guides for everyone from new users to experienced researchers.

Citing Sources

Need help citing sources? Check out our guides on the following citation styles:

Also learn how to use RefWorks, a citation management tool. You may also be interested in these Other Citation Tools.

If you need further assistance The Hub provides one-on-one appointments for writing support, citation and formatting assistance, as well as peer tutoring.

Research Appointments

Make an appointment with one of our subject specialist Librarians for in-depth assistance on your research project.