Graduate learning support

Hello, grad students!

Whether you are a new or returning USask grad student, our Librarians, Learning Specialists, Library Assistants, Writing Tutors, and Peer Mentors are here to support you.

Questions about our services or supports? Use the blue Ask Us button to learn more.

Grad skills

Starting a new graduate program is exciting, but can also be a challenging transition. Don’t worry; your University Library is here to help. Our services and supports are designed to help you navigate the world of graduate school, from managing your time to preparing for comprehensive or qualifying exams. Participate in our peer-led workshops or explore our collection of online resources to help you succeed in your studies.

Research strategies

Develop your research skillset and information literacy via our comprehensive programming. Attend our workshops, explore our Research Guides, or make appointments with your subject Librarian to learn everything from locating grey literature to choosing citation managers to discussing your research data management plan.

We help all USask grad students to become more effective and engaged researchers, from course-based MA students to post-doctoral researchers.

Writing skills

Gain confidence in your writing ability, and learn practical skills and strategies for approaching different writing tasks from scholarship proposals to literature reviews. Join our writing workshops, receive feedback from writing tutors, or attend Writing Retreats to make progress on your work.

Academic integrity

Enrich your understanding of how honesty, integrity, and other ethical behaviour informs scholastic life. Learn about our shared responsibility to uphold principles of Academic Integrity, how Canadian Copyright formally protects your work and the work of others, and how Research Ethics guide us as we conduct research involving controlled goods, animals, or humans.

Publication

Interested in sharing and promoting your research? The Library offers valuable support throughout the research and publication process. Whether you want to publish for the first time or have questions about choosing the right journals, we can help.

Your library: your success

The University Library is here to support you during the entirety of your graduate career. Whether you are completing course work or preparing texts for publication, we can help. Not sure where to start? Download the library's Grad Support Checklist to map out how you can use these available resources.