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Research Port -A tool that organizes FSU's collection of article databases for conducting research in journals, magazines, newspapers & more. If you need to quickly find out if an article already in your bibliography is available in the databases at FSU or discover where else you can get it, try Citation Linker.

CatalogUSMAI -The University System of Maryland's online catalog holdings for the Ort Library and all system libraries.

Interlibrary Loan Request -Login for FSU students, faculty, and staff only: Enter your 14-digit library barcode number as username, and your last name as password. For more details on the process, delivery time, and staff, visit the Interlibrary Loan Department page.

Subject Guides -Selected resources for history, art, computer science and more. Provides best starting points for databases, books & web sites.

Specific Course Guides - Online research guides supporting library instruction for specific FSU courses.

Special Collections -Unique collections. Contains material related to FSU, Western Maryland, Appalachia, mining & more.

Beall Archives -The J. Glenn Beall Archives houses the George A.Meyers collection of documents related to the Communist Party of the USA and much more.

Government Documents -Guide to using government documents for your research with tips for using the Library's extensive map collection.

Genealogy -FSU has extensive genealogical resources for patrons.

Obituary Copy Policy - Details about how the Ort Library fills orders for obituary copies for genealogical research.

eScholarship@Frostburg - This online service serves as a showcase of scholarly and academic materials from the Frostburg State University (FSU) community within The Maryland Shared Open Access Repository, MD-SOAR, a platform allowing participating University System of Maryland and Affiliated Institutions (USMAI) and partner institutions to create and manage digital collections across a shared website