First8 at the Library!
The first weeks of the new semester can be stressful because there’s a lot going on. The Reg Erhardt Library wants to make sure you stay calm and shift easily into your academic life at SAIT.
Here are some suggestions about the Library that will be helpful:
- Ask for assistance from our staff at the Information Desk because they provide:
- Expert research assistance for your research papers and presentations. For in-depth research assistance, be sure to consult with one of our subject specialists.
- Assistance using other library resources and services as well as general and directional assistance including telephone and chat reference inquiries
- Your Library PIN to help you access our databases, e-books and digital videos off campus
- Access to our Course Text Collection (CTC), which includes textbooks, required and supplemental readings, articles and videos spanning across all SAIT schools and currently taught courses.
- Media Services where you can borrow a laptops, cameras, calculator, and phone chargers.
- Get tutoring assistance at our Math and Science Tutoring Hub (Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday) or at the Writing Centre (Tuesday) in the Library.
- The Library has a variety of study spaces to suit your needs, including tables for individual study or group use, study carrels, bookable study rooms , and a quiet study area on Level 0. Each study room is equipped with a computer and large screen monitor for individual or group study.
- Here are a few resources that might help you plan, prepare, and succeed academically:
- The Naked Roommate: and 107 other issues you might run into in college / by Harlan Cohen
- Dean’s List: Eleven Habits of Highly Successful College Students / by John B. Bader
- Student Success in College: Doing What Works / by Christine Harrington
- Check It Off: Pave Your Way Through College to Career / by Vera Teller
- Study and Critical Thinking Skills in College / by Kathleen T. McWhorter
- Attend events hosted by the Library throughout the semester, including Pet A Puppy, Library Info Booth for Apprentices, Own Your Midterms and more. Check out our Library Event Calendar to view the full list of events.
Good luck and remember that the Library is here to help you!