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Research Librarians

Find your Research & Instruction Librarian.

  • Student help

    Students interested in research support can book a meeting with a librarian to:

    • Find background information
    • Narrow down research topic ideas
    • Save time getting started with your research
    • Use the library’s collections as well as worldwide and web resources
    • Choose databases for discipline-focused research
    • Learn more efficient searching methods

  • Faculty help

    Librarians can partner with faculty on research and scholarship projects by:

    • Designing digital scholarship projects
    • Supporting citation management tools such as Zotero and RefWorks
    • Consulting on copyright questions
    • Building course-related research guides
    • Supporting data management
    • Purchasing materials for a class
    • Answering research questions

Allow about 30 minutes for your appointment, although length may vary with the complexity of your question.

For general questions, or if you’re unsure who specifically to contact, complete our Contact Us form.

Research & Instruction Librarians


Beth Hillemann

Research & Instruction Librarian, Social Sciences
Library, Room 305A

Schedule a meeting with Beth

Research Specialties: Anthropology, EconomicsEducation StudiesGeographyInternational StudiesLinguisticsPolitical SciencePsychology, and Sociology

Marina Ito

Research & Instruction Librarian, Outreach and User Experience
Library, Room 304

Schedule a meeting with Marina

Research Specialties: Interdisciplinary courses and co-curricular departments

Headshot of Talia NadirTalia Nadir

Research & Instruction Librarian, Social Sciences
Library, Room 305B

Schedule a meeting with Talia

Research Specialties: Anthropology, EconomicsEducation StudiesGeographyInternational StudiesLinguisticsPolitical SciencePsychology, and Sociology.