How do I…?

Find my textbooks?

Textbook information is available via my.erikson.  Look for the Course Textbooks link when you are viewing the Course Details page for your class.  The library keeps copies of all textbooks on Reserve, for use within the library.  You can search the library catalog for Course Reserves here.

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.

Find tools for learning assistance?

Looking for tools and apps to supplement your learning? Check out the Learning Tools tab on for links to Read&Write Gold (a downloadable toolbar that integrates support tools with applications like Adobe Reader, the internet, and word processing programs) and other helpful apps and websites.

Get help with my writing?

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 APA help?  Here are some great APA style guides:

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

APA Style Guide from Wayne State University Libraries

APA tutorial from Harvard University’s Graduate School of Education


Need more help?

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