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Library Help Tool


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Description
Example of Use
Other Library Tools & Services in CTools



Description

The Library Help tool allows site participants to interact live with a librarian at the University of Michigan Libraries. This service is available during library service hours



Example of Use

An instructor has assigned a research paper to his or her students. A student has a general question about using the Library "Search Tools" service to narrow the paper topic down to a concise subject. Using the Library Help tool, the student is able to chat with a librarian and learn how to use the "Search Tools" service effectively.



Other Library Tools & Services in CTools

In addition to the Library Help tool, there are other tools and services in CTools that connect to the University of Michgian Libraries:

Use the Library Reserves tool to provide a direct link to the library course reserves service.

Use the Citations Helper feature to enable site participants to search and retrieve citations using the library metasearch tools, Google Scholar, and/or manually added citations.