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International Student Information

A guide to assist International students at Murray State.

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It is recommended that you "Sign in" to use Search. This allows you to more complete search of our library's collections, both virtual and physical. 

The log in for Search. is your MyGate usename and password.


University Libraries offers interlibrary loan services to get materials for students. WorldCat is short for World Catalog. While some of the items can be found here at MSU, this is a catalog of books from around the world. So, if there is a book that you need that we do not own, look for it in WorldCat.

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Finding Multilingual Articles

It is possible to find articles in Ebsco in a variety of languages. For information on how to do this, open the following document:

Basic Databases

There are two databases that are good for basic searches:

Finding Articles

Databases are where you will find most of the journal articles, including peer-reviewed.

What are Keywords?

Keywords are used in searching for books and articles if you do not have an exact title or author. The link below will take you to a Library Guide Page that can help with keywords.