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Graduate Student Resources

A guide to library resources for graduate students at Fresno State

7 Tips for Grad Student Success from the Madden Library

1-Contact your subject librarian.  

Subject librarians are a terrific resource to help you find just the right research strategy, information sources, and statistics. Contact your librarian for a one-on-one or small group consultations.

2- Zotero will help you organize your research and then cite it correctly.

Download Zotero and attend Zotero workshops available through the library.

3-Take advantage of online library help.

We have research guides, Email a librarian, and a 24/7 cooperative Chat with a librarian service monitored by librarians from the US and UK.

4-Visit the library and use our facilities and services.

We have over 20 miles of compact shelving holding over a million items. Graduate students have extended borrowing privileges.

5-Reserve an individual or group study room

Study rooms are also available in the Graduate Writing Studio.

6-Use our Interlibrary Loan (ILL) and CSU+ Services.

Obtain articles, books and more items that are not available from the Madden Library.

7-Take advantage of the Graduate Writing Studio (GWS)

Work one-on-one with a writing consultant, in person or virtually via Zoom. Located on the Second Floor, North.

Business Wednesday Workshops


Henry Madden Library 


Learn more about resources for business and economics student researchers.  

Each session includes a brief overview of the research process and tools.