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Making Mary's Monster: an escape room

Making Mary’s Monster: A University Libraries and Women in Horror Month Escape Room

Mary Shelley, Percy Bysshe Shelly, Lord Byron, and Dr. John Polidori embark on a writing contest to see who can pen the best ghost story. Mary, upon awakening from a nightmare, begins writing her masterpiece, Frankenstein, when she is struck by an affliction that visits students, academics, and authors the world over: The Dreaded Writers' Block. Solve puzzles to help Mary finish her story!

Scopus: The largest abstract and citation database


An abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature such as scientific journals, books, and conference proceedings. Track, analyze, and visualize global research. For more information, check out the Scopus Libguide.

Shocker Open Access Repository

Wichita State University Electronic Theses & Dissertations (ETDs)

WSU ETDs from December 2005 (as well as selected digitized historical theses) are available online, free-of-charge. Find them in SOAR, WSU institutional repository. If you know the name of a student or professor, our ETDs can also be found in Google (e.g. thesis Wichita State [student's name]). New ETDs are added three times a year. The latest addition are ETDs defended in summer 2018. Some ETDs are embargoed for one or two years (WSU Policy 8.12 / Thesis and Dissertation Embargo.)

Dear Diary: How Can I Find Diaries, Journals, and Letters?

Explore historical and primary sources in Special Collections and University Archives, American Memory, and other open web sources…

Friday, Mar 1, 2019
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Room 217, Room 217
Savvy Researcher Workshop Series

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