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Start My Research

A guide to getting started with your research project.

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Remember, research is an exploratory process, not a short transaction. Don’t become frustrated. Be sure to consult with a librarian if your research is losing traction. 

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Need customized and detailed Research Help? All meetings are scheduled via Zoom until further notice.

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Our offices are all on level 1 or 2 of the Miller Academic Resource Center:

Marissa Krein MARC 143
Heidi Pettitt MARC 142
Kristen Smith MARC 223

To reach the library's check-out desk, phone 563-588-7189.

Kristen Smith 563-588-7042
Heidi Pettitt 563-588-7383
Marissa Krein 563-588-7917
Marissa Krien, Instruction Services & Assessment Librarian
Heidi Pettitt, Access Services & Special Collections Librarian
Kristen Smith, E-Resources & Research Services Librarian

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