Get Your Research Off to a Good Start with Credo

Credo collage

Are you having trouble getting started on your research project? Has your professor rejected your topic for being too broad or too narrow? Do you feel like you need a translator just to read scholarly journal articles on your topic? Credo can help! The Library’s newest research tool is a great place to start when developing or refining a research topic. A

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Book a Librarian for Research Help

Research consultations

As midterm approaches, so do the deadlines for those first research assignments in many courses. If you’re having trouble finding sources, choosing databases, or even figuring out where to start, the Library can help! A research consultation is a one-on-one appointment with a research librarian. Ideal for in-depth projects, these 30- to 60-minute sessions allow you to discuss your research

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Participants Needed for Banned Books Read-Out

The Lewis University Library and the Office of Multicultural Student Services invite you to join us in celebrating the freedom to read!   What: Banned Books Read-Out When: Tuesday, Sept. 26, from 12:30-1:45 p.m. Where: Student Union Commons **Arts & Ideas Credit!** Sign up here to be a reader!   Banned Books Week is an annual, nationwide event celebrating the freedom

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Meet the (New) Librarian: Betsy Sterner

The Library’s newest staff member is Research and Instruction Librarian Betsy Sterner. Betsy is the liaison librarian for the College of Nursing and Health Professions and the departments of Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics and Computer Science, Physics, and Sport and Exercise Science. You can reach her by email at esterner(at)lewisu(dot)edu, or just stop by the Library and say hi! Welcome to Lewis University

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Meet the (New) Library Staff: Ariana Lim

Ariana Lim

The Library’s newest staff member is Technical Services Assistant Ariana Lim. Ariana’s duties include cataloging and processing new library resources and scanning materials for our digital collections. You can reach her by email at, or just stop by the Library and say hi! Welcome to Lewis University Library, Ariana!  What aspects of your new position as Technical Services Assistant are

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Win Your Own Study Room during Super Study!

Super study contest external promo spring 2016

**Update: Thank you to everyone who entered the contest. And the winner is … Jacob Kreiss!** This semester during Super Study*, get the VIP treatment from the Lewis University Library: win your own study room on the day of your choice! Beginning Monday (4/10), follow us @lewisulibrary on Instagram and Twitter and watch for our official contest announcement. There are

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Resources for Creating Your Own Graphic Novel

Graphic Novels

Are you thinking of entering the Library’s “Create Your Own Diverse Origin Story” contest? The resources listed below can help familiarize you with graphic novels as a genre and art form and introduce you to some recent examples with diverse characters and content. Books about Graphic Novels Boys’ Love Manga: Essays on the Sexual Ambiguity and Cross-Cultural Fandom of the

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