McFarlin Library offers instruction to students, faculty, and staff on a variety of information resources in order to help researchers utilize the varied information resources easily and efficiently. Scheduled instruction sessions on the library's online catalogs, Internet, and other resources are available, as are tours, orientations, and research consultations.

Research Guides by Subject

Research Guides are designed to provide in depth help with research on a particular subject.


Check out McFarlin Library’s tutorials! They cover a variety of research skills which will be useful in any university class. They are developed to allow you to learn on your own, at your convenience and at your own pace.

Personal Research Trainer

Need one-on-one help with a reference librarian? Bring an assignment and let us help you develop search strategies and tips to help you be a successful researcher.

Services for Faculty

Librarians can work with faculty to tailor library and information resources instruction to specific courses and to assist in creating workable library assignments.

Course Specific Resource Guides

Don’t see a guide for your class? Ask us to create one for you!

Library Tours

No appointment is necessary. Meet at the Main Level Reference Desk and ask for a tour.