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See Updates and FAQs for the latest library services updates. Subject Librarians are available for online appointments, and Virtual Reference has extended hours.

Counseling & Development

Resources for Counseling and Development Research in Education and Early Childhood Education

Schedule an Appointment with Anne Melville

For individual or small group research help, schedule a consultation with the Education Librarian: Anne Melville.  Appointments may be made:

  • via email: or by clicking on my name above
  • . All appointments require at least 24 hours notice.
  • Give several different times and dates (NOTE: All Friday appointments are virtual)
  • Please specify appointment type: 
    • Face to face;
    • Virtual (using Webex or Collaborate or Skype
    •  by Telephone
  • I will check my calendar and we will get your appointment scheduled

Let me help you!!

Use Zoom to Meet With Your Librarian

Before Joining a Zoom Meeting

You just received a invitation for a Zoom meeting, what should you do?  Link to the webpage below for step by step instructions including:

  1. Getting started in Zoom
  2. how to join a  Zoom meeting through an email invite, an instant messaging invite, from the browser, from the Zoom desktop and mobile application, from a landline or mobile phone
  3. Testing computer audio and video
  4. tips on what to do if your video camera isn't working




How Do I....

Use the following PDF to find step by step instructions to access resources and services in the library including:

  • Look for a known article by article title
  • To check if a library books is available
  • request a book/article from another GM campus, from Storage, the WRLC, or Interlibrary Loan
  • find out if a journal is available electronically
  • To access the databases via the Database link
  • check if a journal is peer-reviewed,
  • find the DOI of an article, when not listed
  • Download an EBSCO e-Book
  • Use Boolean to conduct more effective searches
  • Find Journal acceptance rates

Mason Online Students & Faculty

Services for Mason Online Students & Faculty

Home Delivery

As a student enrolled in a designated online or hybrid course, or a faculty member teaching a designated course, you may have books delivered directly to your home. ​With each delivery, Mason Libraries will provide a prepaid UPS label for you to use when returning the books.

Additional Services

These resources and services, available to all Mason students & faculty, are particularly useful for those enrolled in or teaching online classes:

Tip: When using MasonSearch on the Mason Libraries homepage from off-campus, be sure to sign in to search the full range of available content.