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How do I access Turnitin?

4032 views   |   Last updated on Dec 13, 2023    plagiarism turnitin academic integrity

Access the Turnitin assignment folder from within the Library@MyCanvas Course. After you submit your written work, Turnitin will generate a Similarity Report, which highlights matches between your essay/paper and other sources, flagging passages that require better paraphrasing or referencing. View the Plagiarism Guide for information on how to use Turnitin. ... read more


Can I access the Library's resources from home?

3932 views   |   Last updated on Dec 13, 2023    off-campus access

Many of the Library's resources are available online – this includes eBooks, magazine & newspaper articles, and more. When you are off-campus, your 9-digit student or employee ID and password. Example: 000101060@mohawkcollege.ca. Full details can be found on the Off-Campus Access page. ... read more


How do I make an Interlibrary Loan request?

2694 views   |   Last updated on Dec 13, 2023    interlibrary loan

If there is an article that the library does not have that would help you with Mohawk-related coursework, we can try to borrow it for you from another library. Check out the Interlibrary Loan page for full details.   ... read more


What happens if I get an overdue notice?

2660 views   |   Last updated on Apr 21, 2022   

If you receive an overdue notice from the library, we encourage you to return any outstanding items as soon as possible. If the items are not returned, you will receive a second notice informing you that we have placed a “hold” on your access to Library and College services. Until the library hold is resolved, you will not be able to register for courses, receive your grades or borrow library mate... read more


How do I log in to my Library Account?

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Your Library account allows you to borrow items from the Library, check overdues, fines and place holds. For instructions on how to log in, visit the Your Library Account page.   ... read more


Who has remote access?

2101 views   |   Last updated on May 04, 2020    off-campus access

Remote access is only available to current Mohawk College faculty, students and staff. See our Off Campus Access page for more info.... read more


How can I get help finding resources?

1846 views   |   Last updated on Jul 22, 2020   

If you need help looking for resources, you can contact us via chat or email. View our Research Help page for more details.... read more


How do I make a recommendation for the library collection?

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To make a recommendation for the library collection please contact Meaghan Tyrell Collection & Access Services Librarian or complete a Purchase Request form. ... read more


How do I cite using APA?

1778 views   |   Last updated on Jul 22, 2020    APA

The Library's APA Guide is the place to start when creating your reference list. It contains examples of the most common citations as well as formatting samples and templates. ... read more


 How do I access Library resources from home?

1671 views   |   Last updated on Dec 13, 2023   

When you are accessing Library resources off-campus, you will need to log in with your 9-digit student or employee ID and password. Example: 000101060@mohawkcollege.ca. Full details can be found on the Off-Campus Access page. ... read more


What is the login I use to access library resources from home?

1651 views   |   Last updated on Jul 22, 2020    off-campus access

Your login is your 9-digit student/staff ID number and password. View the Off-Campus Access page for more information. ... read more


How do I find the full text of an article?

1549 views   |   Last updated on Jul 22, 2020    articles full text

When searching the databases select the 'full text' box in the Limit your results area. Selecting this box will ensure that all of the articles in the results list will have a full text option available in either HTML or PDF format. For more information, visit the Finding Full Text Articles page on the Library website. ... read more


How do I find Journal and Magazine articles?

1411 views   |   Last updated on Dec 13, 2023    articles databases journals magazines

View the Journals & Magazines page on the Library website for details on how to find and cite articles. ... read more


What are Research Guides and where do I find them?

1355 views   |   Last updated on Dec 13, 2023    research guides

Research guides are guides to Library resources in a particular program area and a great research aid! Visit the Research Guides homepage to see a list of our guides by program. .... read more


How do I reserve Library Study Space?

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Library Study Spaces can be booked by visiting the Library Study Space Reservations page.... read more


What is "Page 1+"?

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Page 1+ is a search tool that allows you to search all of the library's collections at once. Access Page 1+ on the Library homepage. Simply enter your search words in to the box. Read more about Page 1+ in the Page 1+ guide.... read more


Can I still use the Library when I graduate?

228 views   |   Last updated on Dec 13, 2023    alumni

To continue to use the Library after you graduate, you must register with the Alumni Department and apply for a Perks account. Full details can be found on the Alumni & Community page. ... read more


Can I get help from Library staff with Research/APA questions?

225 views   |   Last updated on Dec 13, 2023    APA

The Library offers one-on-one in person and online research and reference appointments with Library staff. To book an appointment, visit the Make an Appointment page.... read more


How do I pay my fines?

206 views   |   Last updated on Dec 13, 2023    fines

Outstanding fines can be paid in person with your ONE Card by visiting the Customer Service Desk at any Library location. Or you can pay them online with a credit card (Mastercard or Visa) by accessing the Student Finances tab in MyMohawk. Instructions  can be found on the Fines page. ... read more


How many books can I check out at a time?

205 views   |   Last updated on Dec 13, 2023    alumni books community borrower borrowing

Mohawk College students have no limits on how many physical books they can check out at a time. Alumni and Community Borrowers can borrow a maximum of 6 items at once.... read more


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