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Kate's Personal Librarian Page

Hello

Hello from your Personal Librarian 

I am the Instructional Design & Outreach Librarian, which means I spend a lot of my time speaking with classes about how they can use library resources to conduct research effectively and efficiently. I am also the liaison librarian for First-Year Experience courses, as well as English, world languages, criminal justice, political science, and sociology. I can help you with topic ideas, search strategies, works cited lists, or just finding your way around the library. Feel free to contact me to ask a question or schedule an appointment.

Highlights

 I Work With:

 Extras:

  • First-Year Experience students
  • English majors/minors & students
  • World languages majors/minors & students
  • Criminal justice majors/minors & students
  • Political science majors/minors & students
  • Sociology majors/minors & students
  • Psychology majors/minors & students
  • I love animals; at home, I have three corgis, one cat, and 12 ducklings.
  • Cooking and reading are two of my favorite ways to unwind.
  • I enjoy spending time outdoors, particularly gardening and hiking.
  • I'm an Iowa native and lifelong Chicago Cubs fan.

What Can I do For You?

What Can I Do for You? 

  • Work with you on your research assignments, by helping you develop your research question, formulate your search strategy, and identify the best sources.
  • Share tips and tricks for navigating both general use and library databases and catalogs so that you can become an accomplished researcher.
  • Visit your courses and provide library instruction.

Acknowledgement

Inspiration and content ideas for this page from Yale University Library.  Thank you.