Student Services

Perseverance is a great element of success. If you only knock long enough and loud enough at the gate, you are sure to wake up somebody.

— Henry Wadsworth Longfellow,  Longfellow’s Days: The Longfellow Prose Birthday Book : Extracts from the Journals and Letters of H. W. Longfellow / edited by Laura Winthrop Johnson. Boston : Ticknor, 1888, c1887.

The librarians of Trocaire College are dedicated information professionals who are here to help you succeed in school and in life. Each of our librarians has a Master’s Degree and is trained to provide research assistance and library skills instruction to students at all levels.

Try our Research Log and Graphic Organizer  as well as The Research Calculator  to help you keep track of your research and compose your thoughts during the research process.

Feel free to stop by or call the library to talk with us during normal library hours. You can email us at [email protected] when we are closed and a librarian will answer your question when we open.

In addition, you may try our new 24-hour chat reference service LibChat 24/7. The chat widget is available on the library’s home page.

  • Citation Help: Do you need to format or cite resources for a research paper? Try our APA and MLA Guides.

  • Distance Learning: Find a collection of helpful resources for Distance Learning students.

  • Ultimate Library Guide List: Here you will find guides on how to use databases, how to start research, and much more.

  • Textbooks: Does the Library own a copy of the textbook for my class? Check here for our reserves list.

  • Webcams: Here you’ll find information on webcam availability in the library.

  • Library Study Room Reservation Form: Fill out this form to reserve the libary study room. Please take a look at the Group Study Room Policies before reserving the room.

  • Contact a Librarian: Need help with a project? We can help! Click on the link for contact information and/or to schedule a research appointment with a librarian.

  • Interlibrary Loan & AcademicSHARE: Need a book or journal article that the Trocaire College Libraries do not own?