LICI Program Guide

Fueling Your Success

As a doctoral student, you may be juggling work and family while learning to become a professional scholar, preparing for career advancement, or changing your profession. Librarians are here to support you along the way.

3 things every student should know


Connect to e-resources

Set up your devices to seamlessly connect to thousands of e-resources like ebooks, electronic journals, and databases from anywhere.

Search tools

The library has many search tools with different resources. Discover which tool to use to access books, articles, journals, and more. Go to LICI Databases.

Distance and online students

Special services and step-by-step instructions to access on-campus resources remotely.

3 skills every student should have


Zotero Citation Manager

Keep all your sources and notes in one place and easily create citations and bibliographies.

Using Databases

Effective searching will save time and produce better results.

Strategic Reading

Learn to efficiently read research and scholarly writing.

3 skills for your research seminars


Literature Reviews

Mastering reading, writing, and source analysis are important keys to success.

Scholarship

Learn to manage literature and data, and share your work.

Positionality & Research

Learn how your personal identity and experiences influence your research.

Avoid Plagiarism

A page of a journal article is annotated. The author's ideas are highlighted on the article text and the students ideas are included on post-it notes to separate the two.
Source: UWM Libraries

Need help with the library?


Check Library Answers to see if your question has been answered.

Use this form to email your question to a Concordia librarian or request a research consultation.

Need help with writing?


The writing center can help with all things writing and editing.

Need help with technology?


The IT Help desk can help with questions about Microsoft Office or computer issues.

Blackboard Support can help with broken course links or online course materials.