Student Supports

Visit the Learning Hub for help with

  • Research
  • Writing
  • Math and statistics
  • Study skills

Meet your academic goals by

  • Booking appointments
  • Attending workshops
  • Joining group study sessions
  • Exploring online resources

New to USask? The Learning Hub also features special resources for first year students and graduate students.

Additional Services

Research Guides
Discover recommended resources for your subject and guides to help you improve your academic skills.

Assignment Planner 
Use this online tool to plan your academic assignment. Enter your start and due date for your research paper and this tool will walk you through each step of the process. 

Interlibrary loan
USask Library doesn't have the resource you need? Use interlibrary loan to order items from other libraries or request scans of sections of print items in our collection using scan request.

Distance and Distributed Library Services (DDLS)
USask students, instructors, and staff who are outside of Saskatoon can have library resources sent to your location. Find out more and register for DDLS services.

Access and Equity Services in the Library
The University Library works in close collaboration with Access and Equity Services (formerly Disability Services for Students - DSS) to provide access to spaces, technology, and support for all USask students.

The Indigenous Studies Portal (I-Portal) is a database of full-text electronic resources including articles, e-books, theses, government publications, videos, oral histories, and digitized archival documents and photographs. The I-Portal content has a primary focus on Indigenous peoples of Canada with a secondary focus on North American materials and beyond.

Learn how to

Academic integrity tutorial
What does academic integrity mean and why it is important? Learn how to avoid unintentional academic misconduct by taking this online tutorial to understand the fundamental values of academic integrity and how you can be a responsible scholar and member of the USask community. 

Develop your topic
A great paper or assignment begins with a strong topic. Learn how to understand your assignment and develop a topic that will set you up for success. 

Formulate a search strategy
Get the most out of your online searches - whether in USearch, the Library catalogue, journal databases, or Google - by developing a solid search strategy. 

Evaluate sources
Not all information sources are created equal. Learning to evaluate the information you find in books, journals, and online will help you identify sources that are appropriate for your work. 

Be information savvy
Build your awareness and skills in the 6 components of digital information literacy: searcher, consumer, curator, collaborator, creator, and communicator. 

Use citation styles and reference management tools
Learn how to cite sources in your research paper using APA, MLA, Chicago/Turabian, ACS and ASA. This guide also provides information about citing legal and government publications, data and statistics, and archival materials. Discover how using reference manager tools can save you time and keep your resources organized. 

Be a successful online learner
Attending classes and learning online can be a rich experience. In this tutorial you will gets tips and explore the skills necessary for academic success in a remote learning environment.