Welcome, Graduate Students!
The academic librarians at Sherrod Library are here to help with your research needs. We provide group or individual support for all ETSU graduate programs. Whether you’re at the preparation, research or document management stage of coursework, thesis, or dissertation, we can help!
Consultations – Call, e-mail or walk in to talk to an academic librarian about any aspect of your research. We can help you get organized, identify appropriate databases for your topic and help you to form a research strategy.
Presentations and Workshops – We offer workshops on a variety of topics, from organizing yourself to academic searching to establishing your professional social media presence.
The materials you need
sherrod.etsu.edu – Access the library catalog, research databases, or interlibrary loan with your ETSU username and password. To check out materials or a laptop, use your ETSU ID.
Interlibrary Loan – Almost anything we don’t already own can be borrowed from another library.
ETSU Electronic Theses and Dissertations – Most ETSU theses and dissertations are available online.
Library spaces just for graduates
Sherrod Library’s Graduate Study Room (354) – Available to all currently-enrolled graduate students with ETSU ID whenever Sherrod Library is open. Lockers inside Room 354 are available on a first-come, first-served basis for up to one semester (no renewals). Application for Graduate Study Room Locker
Thesis and Dissertation Study Rooms – Available on a first-come, first-served basis for any student registered for Dissertation or Readings and Research for a maximum of three semesters. These rooms have network connections and wireless access. Application for Assigned Study Room
Sherrod rewards graduate research
The Sherrod Library Graduate Student Scholarship for Excellence in Research recognizes graduate students who demonstrate research acumen and a successful, strategic search strategy in utilizing library resources to conduct research during graduate coursework. A $500 scholarship will be granted to the recipient of this award given once annually during the Fall semester.
Dr. Wendy Doucette is the research and instruction librarian for graduate students, programs and faculty.
Ms. Joanna Anderson is the distance education librarian for graduate programs online.