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International Students Library Guide: Home

Help for international student to navigate the physical and online environment at the University Libraries


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Citation software workshops. Click here for more information and to register for a workshop or listen to a webinar recording of a workshop;

  Meet our Research and Writing Team

The Writing Center
The Northeastern University Writing Center is open to any member of the NU community and exists to help any level writer, from any academic discipline, become a better writer.The Writing Center offers face-to-face appointments at 412 Holmes Hall, same-day appointments at 136 Snell library (behind the Argo Tea), and online appointments.  Book an appointment here!

International Tutoring Center provides support to international students with writing, conversation, reading, TOEFL and Career-prep appointments. Schedule your appointment and be sure to select a tutor at your preferred location: 88 Snell Library, Broad St., Seattle, or online.

In addition to tech support, ITS (Information Technology Services) provides software training workshops. You will need to login in to your MyNortheastern account in order to browse the schedule and sign up for workshops.

Subject Librarians Edit/Delete Quick Stats
Subject Librarians assist individuals and small groups with research projects. Who is your subject librarian

Digital Media Commons Edit/Delete Quick Stats
DMC includes collaborative work and teaching spaces, with expert help in using digital and 3-D resources.

Archives and Special Collections Edit/Delete Quick Stats
Archives staff members work with primary source materials in both print and digital form.

Getting Help



The Research Help Desk is your first stop for help in the Library. Contact us with any questions you may have. If we don't know the answers, we can direct you to someone who does. You can contact us:

In Person:
Feel free to come to the Research Help Desk
 on the main floor of the library (see map below) to ask for help!
For Research Help Desk hours, see drop-in hours link.

By Phone
Telephone us
(617) 373-2356 during drop-in hours.

By Email:
Use the Ask a Librarian email. We will get back to you by email the next business day.

By Text:
Best for short, simple answers. 
Send a message to  
66746.and start your message with husky: to reach us.
For example, husky:[Your message here]. 

By Online Chat:

24/7 research help through online chat and shared web browsing from anywhere. Librarians from Northeastern and other libraries are standing by to help you.