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MSU Libraries Employees

Links and documents MSU Libraries employees need.

This guide contains links and documents once housed in Sharepoint.

Main Contacts for MSU Libraries Topics

DAC Staff Rep Feedback Form

The Dean's Advisory Council meets on the second and fourth Wednesdays of each month. Use the form linked below to submit feedback and suggestions for your staff representative to bring up at the meetings. You have the option of filling out the form anonymously or adding your department and name. Please note, however, that this form should not be used for human services complaints. Those should be filed with your supervisor or Associate Dean/Director.

DAC Staff Representative Feedback Form


Shift (timeclock)

(If you need to review the student applications that have been submitted online, see the Employee section below.)


Access your account in all Springshare products with one email and password. Login

LibAnswers / LibChat



LibStaffer is an employee management tool. With it you can manage your student assistants' schedules and let them request time off and shift swaps, send announcements and emails to everyone, and keep track of who's working when. If you want to try it out, contact Julie to request access.




Student Assistants

We added the link to the student application to the Jobs website located at (It is also in the footer of the Library website).

Library employees can review the application by going to the LibWizard tool. See steps below.

  1. If you haven't already, request access to LibWizard and the job application form
  2. Go to Library Employees page
  3. Go to LizWizard login
  4. Go to FORMS
  5. Look for the Application for Student employment and click on the number that is in the #Submissions column.  This will bring up a list of applicants. 
  6. Click on the EYE BALL icon to see the information about the student.  From here you can print the application.  You can also use the export feature to download multiple.

When you hire a student, go back into LibWizard and mark the student as hired by clicking on the icon next to the EYE BALL and editing the top 3 fields highlighted in tan.

We added a sign outside of the Dean’s office with the information about the online form. If you receive questions form students direct them to the Jobs page listed above.

Let us know if you have questions.

Hiring and Onboarding

Required Certifications

All current and new employees are required to complete the following training for compliance with MSU requirements.

  • Policy Acknowledgement Certification for ALL employees except Student Workers and Graduate Assistants.
  • SHARP Training for ALL employees except Student Workers and Graduate Assistants.
  • Active Shooter Training for all benefits eligible employees

Employees should access training using the following steps:

  1. Log into using your NetID and NetPassword.
  2. Select “My Community” followed by “Learning Library” from the dropdown menu.
    1. on desktops, this is located in the blue band across the top of the page.
    2. on mobile devices, this is located in a dropdown menu in the upper left corner.
  3. Search for and click on the appropriate course using the search feature.
  4. Click “Learn Now”.
  5. Click “Start”.
  6. Click “Complete training” or “Mark as Completed”.




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