Now Open! Quiet Study Room for Students

quiet roomThe library is pleased to announce the opening of a silent study space. The room is equipped with individual study carrels and plenty of outlets to plug in and charge. The space is located in the basement of the library immediately in front of the stairs/to the left of the elevator.

Quiet Study Room Rules:

This room is reserved for quiet research and studies only.
Group study is not permitted within in the quiet room (groups wishing to work together can gather in the Fisher Room or book a station within the STICC Lab).
Cell phone use is not permitted in the quiet room.
All electronic devices must be silenced (phones, computers, tablets, etc.).
Food is not permitted; drinks are acceptable as long as they have a lid.
No moving of furniture.

Tax Return Resource Guide for Students


Tax season is upon us and can be daunting for everyone, especially students. Even if you are not working if you pay rent, heating bills, or property taxes you may still want to file as you are eligible for some tax credits. Here are a few resources to help make the processes easier:

  • For individuals making less than $35,000 a year, and families making less than $53,000 The Accounting Aid Society provides free income tax preparation services. You can learn more at or call (313) 556-1920 for more information.
  • Looking to do your taxes yourself? If you make $31,000 or less you can complete online filing of federal, state and city taxes for free through TurboTax Freedom Edition
  • (Sponsored by the Walmart Foundation — in cooperation with Goodwill Industries International, National Disability Institute, and United Way ) provides free federal and state filing for individuals making under $60,000 a year.

Keys to Success @ Marygrove Library

Welcome back! As the semester moves forward, here are some helpful tools that you can use to improve your time at Marygrove, including information about campus departments, research help, and study skills.

we believe in you!

  • Research tips and tricks
    • Improve your research skills with tips on how to better use Library databases, understand what makes the best source for your papers, and tips on how to search the Library catalog
  • Subject Guides
    • These guides will walk you through all kinds of places to find sources for your research, from books to databases, they are a great place to start.
  • Citation Guides
    • Can’t figure out how to cite your sources, or need help formatting your papers? We offer guides in APA, MLA, and have links for Chicago and CSE
  • A list of academic support services on campus
    • Looking for a phone number or contact for the Writing Center or other support services on campus? You can find them located in one convenient list here.
  • LearningExpress Library
    • Free for all Michigan residents, LearningExpress Library allows you to brush up on computer skills, prepare for various entrance exams (such as for jobs or graduate school), provides help for jobseekers, and more.

The librarians and staff here at the Marygrove Library wish you a successful and stress free Winter 2015 semester. Remember, you can drop in, call, or get a hold of us online anytime the library is open to ask for our help.