Special Announcements


The Thompson Library has reopened for Fall, 2020.  Please check the calendar for specific hours. Reference service will continue to be available for remote users, as well as access to all our online resources. Please read this for more information.


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The search box for Course Reserves in not currently available. You can still search for reserved readings using the link below.

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Archiving in a Time of Pandemic and Protest

The Genesee Historical Collections Center is beginning collections to document the personal experiences of members of the Flint community and campus during the COVID-19 pandemic and the Black Lives Matter protests taking place in 2020.

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Streaming Media

Alexander Street Videos

Streaming videos and documentaries

Kanopy Streaming Video Service

Over 30,000 documentary and feature films from an array of producers and distributors.

Citation Management

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Thompson Library will discontinue our subscription to RefWorks in December 2020. Please contact a librarian if you need help transferring your citations into EndNote. 
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