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Fall Semester
Aug 29 - Dec 19, 2016

Mondays - Thursdays:
8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
8:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Saturdays & Sundays:

Mondays & Wednesdays
8:15 AM - 2:15 PM
12:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Librarian: Kris Glodoski Wolf

Kris Glodoski Wolf, MLIS

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(estimated response time, 24 hours)

Student Computer Help Desk:
866-277-4445 (toll free)

After Hours Assistance
Madison Truax Library Main Desk:

Click here for Truax hours

Welcome to the Portage Campus Library

Online Learning & Tutoring Tools

Khan Academy Logo

Arts & Humanities • Computing • Economics & Finance • Math • Science

Accessible from the Student Achievement Center website, “Khan Academy offers practice exercises, instructional videos, and a personalized learning dashboard that empower learners to study at their own pace in and outside of the classroom.”

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Business • Computing • English • Math • Nursing • Science • Social Science

Online tutoring tool meant to provide supplemental support for coursework in a variety of subjects. Provides 1-on-1 tutor sessions, foreign language and writing labs. For more information on subjects offered, hours of availability, system requirements, and how to log-on, consult our Online Tutoring LibGuide or ask a friendly librarian, (limit: 8 hours/academic year).

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Learning Express Library has 10 unique "centers" to help learners prepare for a variety of exams, including COMPASS, GED, and TEAS. It also provides resources for adult learning & academic prep, citizenship practice tests, computer & Internet basics, and job & career placement.

Medical Models

Need assistance studying for your Anatomy & Physiology exam? 

Medical Models Image

The Portage Campus Library has medical models available for in-library check-out. 

WAIT! There's more: In addition to medical models, Madison College Libraries offers you access (from campus or home) to SMART imagebase, an online database with "thousands of medical illustrations, videos, [and] interactive tools," to help you study for A&P classes.

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More Cool Tools from the Library!

Research Guides
Browse a variety of guides made just for you by the librarians at Madison College. These guides have everything from course guides (e.g. Business, English), to reference guides (e.g. citation tools, Student Computer Help) to general subject guides (e.g. food issues, gender & sexuality) and book club guides


Credo Reference
Academic version of Wikipedia; Credo Ref is an information skills solutions provider, emphasizing the importance of being able to find, evaluate & use information. Credo Ref promotes knowledge building, problem solving & critical thinking to give people information skills necessary for success throughout their academic, professional & personal lives.

Accepting Applications
for Student Library Assistants

Spring Semester (January 2017)

The library is looking for motivated & hard working students comfortable with technology and learning new things. Great opportunity for a job that will look wonderful on your resume! See library staff for application and more information:
Enrollment in 6 credits to be eligible.

Save your work early and often, and backup your files. Save to your network H drive or Home Directory, a USB drive, and/or email a copy to yourself. 

Do Not save to the hard drive or desktop of a campus computer. Your work will not be saved.

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For more information on Print Smart, visit the Print Smart LibGuide

150 free pages of printing!
Additional pages costs 5 cents/page

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Money can be added online or in-person, see your local librarian for details!