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WRI 1100: Reinsma: Introduction

Subject Guide Purpose

This subject guide is intended to:

-Introduce students to basic library services and resources

-Engage student with the concept of scholarly sources

-Help students find specific written sources for their assignment

-Provide guidance on using MLA Style


Welcome to the SPU Library!
Please this question about your past library use:

What are some reasons you did or did not use your high school or public library?

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- each librarian works with specific departments and/or schools


- these are articles, books, CDs, or DVDs that your professor wants you to use, but you don't have to buy; get them at the SPU Library.



  • Summit allows you to borrow from 38 other college & university libraries in the Pacific Northwest. We share our materials!
  • You will get an email message when your item arrives -- usually 3-5 business days after requesting.
  • Request through the SPU Primo catalog.
  • You must be signed in to the SPU Primo catalog in order to request items!!


  • The SPU Library provides access to millions of full-text articles through the databases.




  • Located on the Main Level of the Library, on the left after you enter the building
  • Hours = M-TH: 11am-4pm, F: 11am-2pm, Plus Sun-Thurs: 7-9pm
  • Drop in! No appointment necessary
  • Ask questions or sit and work
  • Any stage of the writing process