Research assistance when you need it, how you need it!
|Ask a Librarian is 24/7 real-time research assistance with a live librarian (no robots here!).||
Email us at libraries@ mesacc.edu. We strive to respond to all emails within 24 hours on weekdays and 48 hours on weekends.
|Schedule an online, via phone, or in person research consultation with an MCC Librarian to discuss your research needs.||Check out our YouTube Playlist for fun, fast videos. Also look at our Research Guidesfor research tips geared towards specific areas.|
Ask A Librarian is a service available to MCCCD students, faculty & staff 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Librarians are live online to help with your research and information questions. We can help with many things related to class projects and research.
We can help with creating & finding citations using MLA and APA, creating a manageable research topic, creating a search strategy for your research and helping find research for your projects using a variety of sources including library databases and the web. In summary, we help with
Visit the second floor reference desk at the Southern & Dobson or Red Mountain libraries during business hours and speak with a reference librarian.
Call the Southern & Dobson Library Reference Desk at 480-461-7682 or the Red Mountain Library Reference Desk at 480-654-7740 and speak with a librarian during business hours.
Earn an AA with an Information Studies & eSociety Emphasis
Develop research and critical thinking skills to work smarter, not harder in all your college courses and beyond! IFS courses are late start, 8 weeks, 100% online, have $0 textbook costs, and carry the L, SB, G, and C general education tags. Plus, the 3-course IFS 201-210-213 track transfers to the University of Arizona's Information Science & eSociety BA degree program.
Need support outside of the library? The following links provide many helpful resources and services for students. Check them out!
- Thunderbird Tech Studio - The studio specializes in providing real-time assistance for MCC students who are using technology for class participation and course assignments. They can be found in the library at the Southern & Dobson campus or online.
- Helpful Resources for Students - The purpose of this Student Resource Referral Guide is to serve as a repository of resources for students with a variety of academic and/or basic needs (personal well-being) they may be experiencing.
- MCC Student Social Services - Student Social Services connects Mesa Community College students to resources for assistance with: Food, Medical resources, Financial assistance, School needs (Books, tuition, etc.), Housing, Utility, Transportation, Applying for benefits through the Department of Economic Security, Child Care, Mental/behavioral health services, and Legal Services.