Welcome to the Learning Commons

While University of Miami courses are online for summer 2020 sessions, the Learning Commons is happy to offer you remote support for your academic and scholarly projects! See below for the many ways that Learning Commons Partners can assist you.

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Access Services

Search course reserves through Blackboard (look for uReserve link in each class) and get seamless remote access to library resources for your assignments and projects.

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Data Services

Consult remotely with Data Services librarians and specialists on GIS, data visualization, data management, statistics, qualitative methods projects and more. Email our Digital Scholarship team for more information.

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Modern Languages Lab

Get assistance with Chinese, French, Italian, Portuguese, and Spanish language courses according to the Modern Languages Lab’s regular semester schedule via Zoom. See the Learning Commons Hours page for more details.

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Creative Studio

Virtual support using creativity tools and technologies, such as Adobe Creative Cloud, is available from the Creative Studio via email.

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Camner Center for Academic Resources

Support for select courses in the form of virtual group sessions can be booked through Navigate, which will send a Zoom Meeting invitation link to enter the group session remotely. Online course offerings differ slightly from typical face-to-face tutoring, and for specific questions, contact Camner Center via email.

Math Lab

Remote assistance with undergraduate Math courses is available according to the Math Lab’s regular semester schedule via Zoom. Visit the Math Lab website for a list of hours and tutor/course availability.

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Research Support / Peer Research Consultants

Ask research questions via email or chat at the Ask A Librarian page, which includes access to all UML specialty libraries in addition to Richter (interdisciplinary).

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Technology Support

Student Technology Help Desk (STHD)

Remote technical support for many computing devices is available for all students online and by phone. Visit the STHD website for more details.

Technology Assistance Program (TAP)

Get remote help with Microsoft Office productivity software by contacting TAP via this form. Register for a remote Excel, Word, or PowerPoint workshop at the Learning Commons Workshops page.

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Writing Center

Synchronous online writing appointments for any kind of assignment or project are available through the end of the semester. Schedule your session today at the Writing Center website.

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Toppel Career Center Advising

Receive immediate career advising by joining virtual drop-in sessions or make a scheduled virtual appointment at via the Toppel Career Center’s remote access website.