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Graduate Research & Writing Bootcamp: Home

Macklin Center for Academic Success (MCAS)

MCAS offers the following services:

Fall 2020 Library Workshops

The Library is sponsoring a workshop series this spring. See the pdf below for the full schedule. Register: ter.ps/priddy

November 2020 Workshop Schedule

Your Personal Librarian

Each graduate program at USG has a librarian assigned to it who can help you find and evaluate sources for your research. Feel free to contact us to make an appointment.

Eileen Harrington, eharring@umd.edu: Applied Health PhysiologyBiotechnologyGIS, Health Systems Administration and Management, Nursing, Pharmacy

Greta Ober-Beauchesne, gretaob@umd.edu: CounselingEducation, I/O Psychology, Social Work

Amy Trost, atrost1@umd.edu: Business Administration, Cybersecurity, Data Science, Engineering, Forensic Science, Integrated Design, Public Administration 

Academic Writer

Develop your research topic, keep your sources organized, write a group paper, and check your citations all in one online portal.

  • Use Academic Writer for your research and writing needs.
  • To create an account, select "Welcome" in the top right hand corner and then "Log In." Select "Create a New Account" on the next page or you can login with an existing account.
  • If off campus, you must use your USG ID to login.

Learn more about the features of Academic Writer for students and researchers.