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Last Updated: Jan 14, 2014 URL: http://libguides.mnsu.edu/mavscholar Print Guide RSS UpdatesEmail Alerts

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What is MavScholar?

MavScholar is a new, simple way to search for articles and books at the same time, across all subjects. It is the first tab on center of the library homepage.

Start with MavScholar when you are beginning your research, doing interdisciplinary searching, or looking for a specific book or article by title.

 Mavscholar tab on library's web page



  • Using MavScholar (pdf)
    Two page handout describing how to use MavScholar to find books, articles, videos, and more at MSU

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Thanks to Carleton and St. Olaf Colleges, and Bowling Green State University for allowing us to reuse and adapt their content for this guide.


Give MavScholar a Try!

Find Scholarly Articles, Books, and More



MavScholar Videos

This playlist contains two videos, an introduction to MavScholar and then a short demonstration of the tool's search features.


What if I can't find relevant results?

You may have better luck searching one of the disciplinary databases.

As always, reference librarians are happy to help you if you're not finding what you need.


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