Learning Commons

The Learning Commons was developed through a partnership between USM Libraries and the Division of Student Success. It is not designed as a quiet study space, rather one for active collaborative learning. Learn more about Learning Commons.

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Start Your Research

College-level research involves finding peer-reviewed sources for your topic. Our Reference Librarians and Research Skills Toolbox can help!
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Meet with a Tutor

Tutoring is for ANY student who wants active practice to master concepts. You do not have to be struggling with a subject to benefit from tutoring!

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Ace Your Courses

Want to maximize your learning and earn good grades in your courses? Check out these approaches to learning that will help you achieve both!

Building Technology Skills

The Learning Commons offers instruction on how to use software programs you will be using as a student. Check out our video series as well!
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Learning Spaces

The Learning Commons is a space for collaborative learning. We have group study rooms, movable furniture, and white boards for student use.