How do I…?

…find my textbooks?

Download the Spring 2015 textbook list (PDF) or check out the library’s Amazon wish list and select the appropriate semester. Look in the Comments section of each item to see which class it is for.

…print from a computer in the library?

Follow the instructions outlined in this help guide (PDF). To add money to your account, go to the Printing Payments page. Please visit us at the Help Desk if you need any assistance.

…create a research question?


Click above to watch a 7-minute video tutorial.

…search databases?


Click above to watch a 9-minute video tutorial, or download a step-by-step guide on database searching (PDF).

…borrow items from other libraries?

  • Using your Erikson username and password, log in to ILLiad (our interlibrary loan service).
  • If you have never logged in before, you will need to fill out a short form to create your account.
  • Select either “book” or “article” from the “New Request” menu on the left sidebar.
  • Fill out the request form and submit.

Having trouble? Watch a brief video on how to create an account in ILLiad and borrow items from other libraries.

Writing assistance

APA Style Guide from Purdue University Online Writing Lab (OWL)

APA tutorial from Harvard University’s Graduate School of Education

The Academic Success Center offers writing and critical reading assistance in-person or virtually. If you’d like to make a writing appointment, please email [email protected].

If you have any questions about the Academic Success Center, please contact Annie Behrns, Academic Success Center Manager, at [email protected].

Need more help?

We’re happy to offer individualized guidance to students, faculty, and staff. Please email [email protected] to set up an appointment.