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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 research appointment -- Stop in, chat, call or email

Stop by or call -- Librarians usually available:

Sun Noon-8 PM
Mon- Thurs 9 AM-8 PM
Fri 9 AM-5:30 PM
Downers Grove
Sun Noon-8 PM
Mon-Thurs 8 AM-8 PM
Fri 8 AM-5 PM
Sheila Donnelly, MLS
(623) 537-4347
Colleen Bannon, MLIS
(630) 515-6189
Barbara Nadler, MS
(623) 572-3305
Cynthia Snyder, MS, MLS
(630) 515-7666

A Helpful Video

Librarians at Northeastern Illinois University created this short, upbeat video about how librarians can help you research

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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