Getting a Library Card
Your student UMF ID + a library barcode = your library card.
Bring your student ID to the main desk (on the right as you enter the library) and ask for a barcode. It just takes a few seconds!
You will need a library barcode to check out books and to request books available at other URSUS or MaineCat libraries and have them sent to the Mantor Library for you.
New to library research? This tutorial covers the basics of the research process from topic to citing sources.
You can use this tutorial by moving sequentially through each of the numbered tabs above or skip to a specific section by choosing the appropriate tab.
Step 1 - Choosing a Topic
Step 2 - Search Strategy
Step 3 - Keyword Searching
Step 4 - Evaluating Sources
Step 5 - Citing and Using Information Ethically
If you have questions about searching for information or would like know which library resources are recommended for researching a topic, you can contact one of the Mantor librarians for assistance. Check out the Research Help section of this guide for information about the library's Consult A Research Expert Service for students and find contact information for the librarians.