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What Subject Librarians Can Do For You

Subject Librarians at the Washington University Libraries are happy to assist with your research and collections needs. Here are just some of the ways we can help:

Research

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  • ✓   Save you time by identifying the best books, articles, and resources
  • ✓   Provide personalized service related to your research, including assistance in generating a research strategy or idea

 

Teaching & Learning

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  • ✓   Customize library support for your courses
  • ✓   Provide personalized service for faculty and students

Collections

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  • ✓   Purchase resources for research and teaching
  • ✓   Involve you in evaluating resources and future purchasing decisions

Authoring & Publishing

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  • ✓   Provide you a tailored list of journals for possible submission
  • ✓   Assist you with copyright issues; check the copyright policy of a journal; provide assistance with the WU Amendment to Publication

Problem Solving

Students researching

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  • ✓   Sort out tech support issues for you - proxy and wireless access, printing, scanning, etc.
  • ✓   Act as liaison between you and other library units - Circulation, Interlibrary Loan, Reserves
  • ✓   Follow up on your ideas for improvement in services and collections

The first priority of library staff and librarians is to provide assistance to Washington University students, faculty, and staff. We will respond to requests for research assistance from people not affiliated with Washington University as time permits. For general library information requests, please Ask Us.

Alphabetical listing of Subject Librarians Listing by subject