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STEM 1520 -- STEM First-Year Information Literacy: Overview


Welcome to Maag Library's STEM First-Year Information Literacy module. This module covers basic library resources and their navigation.  Using the different tabbed sections, you will learn how to:

  • Read a call number
  • Find an item in Maag's online catalog, MaagNet
  • Order items from other academic libraries through OhioLINK
  • Recognize a scholarly journal
  • Locate a scholarly journal article in Academic Search Complete, a general database
  • Locate a scholarly journal article in Web of Science, a STEM-specific database

This overview covers general resources and services within Maag Library.  To learn about each discipline's specialized resources navigate to the STEM Subject Guides.

Maag Library Tour Assignment

Basic Resources

Maag Library Building Guide


Services, Collections &
Call Numbers

6A Call Numbers: QD 86 - Z 3

Silent Study Floor
Copy Machines
Current & Bound Journals
Government Documents

1 and 2
5A Call Numbers: PR 1500 - QD 85  3
5 Silent Study Floor
Archives & Special Collections
Call Numbers: N - PR 1499
1, 2, and 3
4A Call Numbers: HG - LT 3

Group Study Floor
Copy Machine
Group Study Rooms
Library Instruction Lab
Tech Desk

1 and 2
3A Call Numbers: DT - HF 3

Group Study Floor
Copy Machine
Maag Café
Multimedia Center (MMC)
Call Numbers: A - DS, M-MT

1, 2, and 3
Research Services / Printing / Quiet Study
Administrative Offices
Circulation & Closed Reserves
Copy Machine / Copy Cards / Change Machine
Current Newspapers
InterLibrary Loan
Information Services Office
Technical Services
1, 2, and 3
English Language Institute
Testing Center
Writing Center
Vending Machines
1, 2, and 3
College of Education
Wilcox Curriculum Resource Center (CRC)

Assistant Reference Librarian Science and Engineering

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Cynthia Harrison
Assistant Reference Librarian
Science and Engineering
Information Services
Maag Library
Youngstown State University