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See a guide to using the library for teaching, classwork, and research during the coronavirus outbreak:

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  To avoid the spread of COVID-19, all workshops will be offered online.

For more information on how we can help you during the outbreak, visit

Our workshops are scheduled throughout the semester and taught by our knowledgeable faculty and staff. Browse the list of workshops
to find one that suits your needs and register for an upcoming session or download supplemental material.


We can deliver a workshop tailored to your class's needs and schedule.

Request a custom workshop

Schedule a research consultation with a subject specialist to talk about resources and search strategies.
If you need a technology consultation, email or call (662) 325-7676 to contact the MaxxSouth Digital Media Center.

MSU Libraries offer a wide variety of workshops, presented by our knowledgeable faculty and staff. Topics include:

  • Software (including Adobe Creative Cloud, Microsoft Office, and EndNote)
  • Emerging technologies
  • Audio/Video Editing
  • Research tools and methods
  • Citation management
  • Copyright
  • Thesis and dissertation formatting

Technology workshops, covering a variety of software, hardware, and Internet applications:

  • Adobe Creative Cloud (including Illustrator, InDesign, and Photoshop)
  • Microsoft Office (including Word, PowerPoint, Publisher, and Excel)
  • Audio/Video Editing Software (Audition, Premiere Pro)
  • GIS Software (Google Earth)

Workshops dealing with research and writing, including:

  • Research tools and methods
  • Citation management
  • Open access
  • Authors' rights
  • Copyright
  • Online presence
  • Academic integrity (in conjunction with the Division of Student Affairs)

Workshops on research, scholarship, and academic integrity issues for graduate students and faculty, including:

  • Survival Skills for Graduate Students
  • The Practical Professor

Workshops that provide hands-on experience with thesis/dissertation formatting and submission, including:

  • Conversion to .pdf
  • Using templates
  • Formatting tables, figures, and equations

Other campus groups offer helpful workshops...