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First Year Experience -- Information Literacy: Home


Welcome to Maag Library's information literacy module for first year students. Learning to navigate the library and locate information will be essential to your college success. In this module, you will learn to:

  • Find an item in Maag's online catalog
  • Read a call number
  • Order items from other academic libraries through OhioLINK
  • Recognize a scholarly journal
  • Locate a scholarly journal article in Academic Search Complete

All of the boxes below contain links to valuable resources and information. The material required for this module, however, is in just two boxes: Finding Books and Finding Articles.

Follow the steps in Finding Books and Finding Articles to complete the module. That's it!

Finding Books

Resources You Should Know

Finding Articles

Maag Library Building Guide


Services, Collections, and
Call Numbers

6A Call numbers: QD 86 - Z 3

Quiet Floor
Current & Bound Periodicals
Government Documents
Map Library
Copy Machines

1 and 2
5A Call numbers: PR 1500 - QD 85  3
5 Quiet Floor
Archives/Special Collections
Call numbers: N - PR 1499
1, 2, and 3
4A Call numbers: HG - LT 3

Group Study Floor
Computer Lab
Library Instruction Lab
Group Study Rooms
Tech/Help Desk

1 and 2
3A Call numbers: DT - HF 3
3 Group Study Floor
Multimedia Center (MMC)
Music Reference (in MMC)
Maag Café
Call numbers: A - DS, M-MT
1, 2, and 3
Reference Room
Administrative Offices
Circulation and Closed Reserves
Copy Machines / Copy Cards
Change Machine
Current Newspapers
InterLibrary Loan
Information Services Office
Technical Services
1, 2, and 3
Communications Classrooms
English Language Institute
Reading and Study Skills
Writing Center
Vending Machines
1, 2, and 3

Subject Guide

Becky Moore
1 University Plaza
Youngstown, OH 44555