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Library Research Basics

This guide provides details on accessing information for your research, and how you can get assistance with studying and projects at George Mason.

Schedule an Appointment with a Librarian

Need help with your research? You can schedule a time to meet with on of our subject librarians to get help locating information for your research. Visit our subject librarian list to find the librarian in your subject area and setup an appointment to meet. 

Digital Scholarship Center (DiSC)

The Digital Scholarship Center (DiSC) supports the interdisciplinary teaching and learning needs of digital scholarship for students, staff and faculty, by providing digital research support in the areas of:

For more information, 
contact us at

Fenwick Library, 2nd Floor, Wing C

To build DiSC, we have combined our existing Data Services program with two new lab areas and added more technology, more software and more instruction/collaboration opportunities across disciplines.


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SP@RC stands for Scholarly Productions at the Research Commons. The mission of the SP@RC lab is to create self-sufficient scholars who are able to apply best practices in design and research presentation to their work. We provide workshops on various topics as well as one-on-one consultations.


Drop in or schedule an appointment for help with:

  • Research poster design
  • PowerPoint presentation design
  • Document design
  • Adobe InDesign, Illustrator, & Photoshop
  • Citation management software
  • Presentation skills (by appointment through the Speech Lab)


For more information and to view upcoming workshops visit the SP@RC page
or email

2100 Fenwick Library

SP@RC is the result of a partnership between the University Libraries, Students as Scholars (OSCAR) , The Writing Center, the Department of Communication, & Mason Publishing Group.