Library Resources for First-year students

Hesburgh Libraries: Key Resources to Help You Succeed

The Hesburgh Libraries has a vast amount of resources available to students. Our expertise, services, collections, and spaces are designed to streamline your time and help you succeed in your coursework, research, or creative endeavors. Whether online or in person — we’re here to help! 


We hope to see you in the Hesburgh Library, branch libraries, and specialty centers very soon. In the meantime, get started exploring with a few resources. 


Visit us online, in person, or schedule an appointment!

A team of librarians is ready to help you with the many areas of academic life, whether you’re working on a research paper for a class or preparing a grant application for study abroad. Ultimately, these core skills are critical to career advancement — regardless of your path — in the world beyond Notre Dame.

Visit us online, via Chat or in person at the Hesburgh Library Ask Us Desk. You can also email Cheri Smith to schedule an appointment.