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Researching Local Issues: Introduction



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

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

Emilie Buckley, MLS
Office: 3rd Floor Library - Rm 330G

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A librarian can help you....

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

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).

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