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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 students, faculty and staff:

  • 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

Faculty Search Request

MWU librarians can perform literature searches for MWU faculty, given a reasonable timeframe. Please complete the form linked here and a librarian will contact you within one or two workdays.

Contact a Librarian

Set up a research appointment or get help with questions

Library hours

Monday-Thursday: 7 AM to Midnight
Friday: 7 AM to 10 PM
Saturday: 10 AM to 10 PM
Sunday: 10 AM to Midnight

Downers Grove, IL


Rebecca Arriola, MSLIS
(630) 515-6221

Colleen Bannon, MLIS
(630) 515-6189

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

Glendale, AZ

Ian Kim, MLIS
(623) 572-3960

Alessandra Hollowell, MM, MLS
(623) 572-3305

Sheila Donnelly, MLS
(623) 537-4347

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TelephoneDowners Grove, IL (630) 515-6200
TelephoneGlendale, AZ (623) 572-3308
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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