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Hours and Contacts

Fall Hours:

Mon - Thurs:  7:30 am - midnight 
Fri: 7:30 am - 7:00 pm
Sat:  10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sun: 1:00 pm - midnight

Hours will vary for breaks, intersessions, late nights & holidays .

Phone: 785.628.4434
Fax: 785.628.4096
Library Staff Directory

Mailing Address:
   Forsyth Library
   600 Park Street
   Hays, KS 67601-4099
Physical Address:

   502 S. Campus Drive
   Hays, KS 67601-4696

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Learning Commons

Online Tools for Group Projects

Working together is not always easy...some of the challenges include:

  • Bringing together different ideas, finding common ground
  • Bringing together research on your topic
  • Logistics – meeting times, task assignments
  • Keeping up with everyone’s progress
  • Piecing together the patchwork of parts into one coherent project
  • Finding good tools to bring your work together and present it

 A partial list of Tools are available at the bottom of this page

A larger view and a complete transcript of this presentation are available on

Some other presentations you might find helpful:

Blogs & How to Use WordPress 
Wikis & How to Use PBWorks

Resources from the presentation:




Collaborative Documents


Social Bookmarking

Custom Search Engines

Meeting Arranger

Citation Manager  

For more help with any of these tools or other questions about group work or academic assignments, contact the Learning Commons. 

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