Susan Swogger, MLIS, is the Liaison Librarian for the College of Graduate Health Studies.
A.T. Still Memorial Library - Missouri
800 W. Jefferson St.
Kirksville, MO 63501
Your Librarian can:
Your Librarian cannot:
You can find out more about the Library here:
The Library offers resources to support your writing but does not assist with individual papers. It provides these guides:
The ATSU Writing Center does help you with individual papers. They can help you review your papers for grammatical and structural issues, assist with Second Language concerns, review your personal statements for residency applications, offer tutorials for proper use of sources, etc. The UWC is staffed with professional editors, writers, and educators who have experience in health-care writing and editing or the TOEFL/ESL. Contact them here for assistance :
You can find out about course books for your class from your syllabus.
Once you have your booklist, you can search for the books to see if the Library offers them online using the Library Catalog or Still OneSearch, which you can find on the Library's homepage. Sometimes your syllabus will tell you that the Library has the book.
If the Library does NOT have the required book, you can request that the Library purchase it as an e-book. If the book is available in a Library-usable format and the budget allows, we will attempt to do so.
The Library Homepage points to all of its resources. The different Program Toolkit Pages point to the ones best for each program using a different format, though you can all use all of them. You can go directly to resources by type here:
You can learn more about how to search for different types of information or how to evaluate it by consulting the Library Online Research FAQ or by asking for help from your Liaison Librarian, Susan Swogger.
You can find help with different resource problems from:
Sometimes you will need articles or book chapters that the libraries not have in full-text. When this happens, you should submit an Interlibrary Loan request.
Interlibrary Loan requests are FREE for you. You can expect to get your requested article within 1-3 business days in most cases, but it may take as many as 10 days. After that point, if the Library is unable to get the article, it will let you know.
There are two ways to make a request:
You will still have access to some services and resources from the Library after you graduate. Our licenses do not allow us to give access to everything to alumni, but we can give you access to many useful subscription databases, e-books, and e-journals, as well as a number of free interlibrary loans per month.
Find more information about Alumni Services from the Library on the Alumni Services at the Library Guide.