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Library Guide for International Students and Scholars

This Guide will help you navigate the library to find books and articles, study spaces, and different ways of getting in touch with librarians and other staff for specific research and writing assistance.

Contact Information

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Gabriel Duque
2178 Shapiro Library

734 615 1439


This library guide was created by Cecilia Ledezma and Xuechan Dai, with the coordination of Gabriel Duque, as part of the Engagement Fellows Program at the University of Michigan Library.


Welcome BannerWelcome to the Library Guide for International Students and Scholars! Here you will find helpful information regarding the Library and its resources. To navigate this site, you can use the topic menu or the Quick Links section. (Image: U-M International Center)

Quick Links

"Styven Magnes : Speech balloons" by Marc Wathieu is licensed with CC BY-NC 2.0.


Study Spaces

Learn about the different study spaces available to you at the library. 


"Compass" by Matt Biddulph is licensed with CC BY-SA 2.0.


Academic Help

Resources related to doing research, citation and English language help. 



A student taking books to the library.


Borrowing and Returning Books

Information related to finding borrowing and returning books and other physical items at the library. 


Hatcher Library by Tom Morris is licensed with CC BY-SA 2.0.


Library Services

Learn about specialized services at the library and how to participate in library events and activities. 


Ask a Librarian Desk


Librarian Help

How to contact a librarian for help with your research. 

Other Resources