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Librarian Research Assistance: Librarian Research Assistance

How MWU Librarians can help researchers at any level with research for class or publication.

Writing a Research Paper or Presenting a Poster?

Librarians can help:

  • Explore and focus your research topic
  • Find gaps in the evidence
  • Make your searching more time-efficient
  • Construct and refine your search strategy
  • Expand your search to all relevant databases
  • Search for articles, books, statistics, datasets, and more
  • Collect, organize and cite your sources using Endnote

Planning to Publish Research?

Librarians can help:

  • Understand copyright restrictions in scholarly research and publishing
  • Avoid predatory publishers and journals

Contact a Librarian

Set up a virtual research appointment -- Chat or email  


Sun: Noon-8 PM
Mon-Thurs: 8 AM-8 PM
Fri: 8 AM-4 PM

Sheila Donnelly, MLS
(623) 537-4347

Sue Espe, MLS
(623) 537-3960

Barbara Nadler, MS
(623) 537-3305


Downers Grove

Sun: Noon-8 PM
Mon-Thurs: 8 AM-8 PM
Fri: 8 AM-5 PM

Rebecca Arriola, MSLIS
(630) 515-6221

Colleen Bannon, MLIS
(630) 515-6189

Cynthia Snyder, MS, MLS
(630) 515-7666


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Email a Librarian
Downers Grove, IL (630) 515-6200
Glendale, AZ (623) 572-3308
Library Hours

Helping With Research

No one available? Don't know where to start? Hitting a roadblock?
These guides that librarians have created may answer your questions.

Downers Grove Campus Library (630) 515-6200
Littlejohn Hall
555 31st St. Downers Grove, IL 60515
Map and Driving Directions - IL

Glendale Campus Library (623) 572-3308
Sahuaro Hall
19555 N. 59th Ave. Glendale, AZ 85308
Map and Driving Directions - AZ