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First-Year Experience Library Guide: Welcome to the Library!

The University of St. Thomas Library Guide for the FYE 100 courses

Welcome to your first-year experience library guide

Welcome to the St. Thomas Libraries!

This guide is a collection of resources and research strategies created for you as you go through your First-Year Experience class, and throughout your time at St. Thomas.  You can always get back to this guide by searching our research guides for "first-year experience"


photo of Tommie checking out a book from the libraryTop six ways the libraries can help you!

  1. Events:
    like Therapy Pets, Study Night, and more, happening in the library throughout the year

  2. Spaces:
    for groups and individuals to meet and work on projects

  3. Stacks:
    the coffee shop on the main floor of O'Shaughnessy-Frey Library to give you the fuel you need to study

  4. Research Guides
    like this one! Customized by librarians to topics and classes, the guides give you the best bets to get you started on your research

  5. Access to a huge collection of books, videos, journals, magazines, and more!
    Including fun books, videos and magazines to read when you need break!

    ...and the number 1 way the library can help you is ...

  6. Advice and help:
    at any point in the research process, no matter what topic: Ask a librarian - in person, online, through text - we love to help!


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About the Libraries

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O'Shaughnessy-Frey Library
651-962-5494 (Circulation)
651-962-5001 (Reference)
651-962-5400 (Hours)
2115 Summit Ave, St. Paul, MN 55105
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Charles J. Keffer Library
651-962-4642 (Circulation)
651-962-4664 (Reference)
651-962-4640 (Hours)
MOH 206, 1000 LaSalle Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55403
Directions & Parking
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Archbishop Ireland Memorial Library
651-962-5450
2260 Summit Ave, St. Paul, MN 55105
Directions & Parking
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Schoenecker Law Library
651-962-4900
1000 LaSalle Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55403
Directions & Parking
Library Hours

Top 5 places on the Library's Website