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International Students' Guide to Research

A guide for international students considering studying at CSU or already here, especially those doing research or using the library.


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Hello and welcome! This research guide is for those who are or are preparing to be international students at Cleveland State. Here you will find links to campus and library resources, tips for finding resources in the library, and other useful information, such as how to cite sources correctly and where to find language resources. If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to contact a librarian at the "Ask Your Personal Librarian" link to the left. We're very happy you have joined our community!

Library PIN

To access research databases from off-campus, you will have to authenticate first -- select Cleveland State University, and then enter your name, CSU ID, and Library PIN. If you don't have a Library PIN yet, then you can create one on the My Account page.