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Researching Social and Global Issues: Introduction



Welcome! This guide is intended to provide students in Prof Dieckmann's classes with the tools needed to locate scholarly sources. 

My name is Emilie Buckley and I'll be your librarian for this course. While I typically work at the Lake Nona Campus, this semester I look forward to meeting with students online and finding new ways to collaborate.

A librarian can help you....

  • Formulate a thesis statement
  • Locate academic sources pertaining to your topic
  • Identify credible web sources

Contact Me:
You can contact me by one of the methods below. I will do my best to return your message within 2 business days. 

Google Form: Click Here
Google Voice Text: ‪(407) 900-8054‬  
Zoom: Contact me by email or text to make an appointment.


Ask a Librarian 

Ask a Librarian is administered by the Tampa Bay Library Consortium, and provides Florida residents with virtual reference services through live chat and text messaging from 10 a.m. to midnight Sunday through Thursday (ET), and from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday (ET).

Contact Me


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Emilie Buckley
12350 Narcoossee Rd
Orlando, FL 32832
Skype Contact: ebuckley3
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