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Education Statistics & Data

Use this guide to discover education statistics resources available to you at Mason.

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 Webex to Meet With Your Librarian

Before Joining a Webex Meeting

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

  1. Join a Webex Meeting from an Email Invitation
  2. Join from Join from Your Phone
  3. Join from a Video System
  4. Join a Meeting from the Webex Meetings Desktop App or Mobile App
  5. First Time User of Cisco Webex Meetings

Lack of audio is a easily solved problem, when you join a meeting with audio, you should see a prompt to connect to the audio conference.

If you are not hearing any sound, try the following:

  • Make sure you are connected to the audio conference. When connected, a phone or headset icon should appear next to your name in the Participants panel.
  • Use the Audio and Video Connection ... or Computer Audio Settings..., under the Audio menu, to make sure you have selected the right speaker to use for audio. You may also adjust the audio volume from this screen. For help, see: WBX54825 - How Do I Configure My Audio Devices for Webex Meetings?
  • If connected using your computer, try increasing the volume on your speakers or headset.
  • Make sure the host or presenter is actually speaking. When they are talking, you should see blue waves coming from their phone or microphone icon.
  • Try chatting to the other participants and see if others are unable to hear the audio.
  • If using VoIP or computer audio, make sure your speakers or headset are connected properly, try:
  • If the event is using Audio Broadcast, try leaving the event and rejoining. If you still have problems, you can request to join the phone conference.

For help connecting to the meeting audio, see the following:

How Do I....

Use the following document to find step by step instructions for accessing many resources/services in the library including:

  • Check if a book is owned by Mason Libraries or the Washington Research Library Consortium (WRLC)
  • request a book/article from another GM campus, from Storage , or the WRLC
  • find out if a journal is available electronically
  •  request an item via ILL (Inter-Library Loan)
  • check if a journal is peer-reviewed,
  • find the DOI of an article, when not listed
  • Download or place a hold on an EBSCO e-Book
  • Set up Google Scholar to give you link to Mason articles
  • and much more

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.